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  Tuberculosis - Medical Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Tuberculosis should be suspected when a persistent respiratory illness in an otherwise healthy individual does not respond to regular antibiotics (such as penicillin or amoxicillin).
Developed from attenuated bovine strain tuberculosis by Albert Calmette and Camille Guerin in 1906 was BCG (Bacillus of Calmette and Guerin).
Tuberculosis caused the most widespread public concern in the 19th and early 20th centuries as the endemic disease of the urban poor.
www.nursingstudy.com /encyclopedia/Tuberculosis.html   (2142 words)

  
 Category:Lists of people by cause of death - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
These are lists of people by cause of death.
See lists of people by cause of death for an overview.
List of people who died in aviation-related incidents
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Lists_of_people_by_cause_of_death   (119 words)

  
 Tuberculosis - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Tuberculosis is an infection with the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which most commonly affects the lungs (pulmonary TB) but can also affect the central nervous system (meningitis), lymphatic system, circulatory system (miliary TB), genitourinary system, bones and joints.
Tuberculosis is the most common major infectious disease today, infecting two billion people or one-third of the world's population, with nine million new cases of active disease annually, resulting in two million deaths, mostly in developing countries.
Tuberculosis patients were frequent characters in 19th century Russian literature, and even inspired a character type; the consumptive nihilist, examples of which include Bazarov from Ivan Turgenev's Fathers and Sons, and Kirillov from Fyodor Dostoevsky's Demons (aka The Possessed).
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /tuberculosis.htm   (3401 words)

  
 Lists of people
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 Lists of people - Internet-Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
List of people who died on their birthdays
List of people who nearly lived to the age of 100
List of people who lived to the age of 100
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 Tuberculosis Symptoms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The hospitalized mother in the movie is thought to be suffering from tuberculosis (her ailment is not specifically named in the film, but tuberculosis is cited in the film's novelization).
Tuberculosis should be suspected when a persistent respiratory illness in an otherwise healthy inidual does not respond to regular antibiotics.
When someone is diagnosed with tuberculosis, all their close contacts should be screened for TB with a tuberculin skin test or a chest x-ray or both.
www.tuberculosis-symptoms.com   (5314 words)

  
 Tuberculosis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
In patients co-infected with M. tuberculosis and HIV, the risk of reactivation increases to 10 percent per year, while in immune competent individuals, the risk is between 5 and 10 percent in a lifetime.
Tuberculosis patients were frequent characters in 19th century Russian literature, and even inspired a character type; the consumptive nihilist, examples of which include Bazarov from Ivan Turgenevs Fathers and Sons, Katerina Ivanovna from Dostoyevskys Crime and Punishment, and Kirillov from Fyodor Dostoevskys Demons (aka The Possessed).
Ippolit from Dostoevskys The Idiot The hospitalized mother in the anime movie My Neighbor Totoro is thought to be suffering from tuberculosis (her ailment is not specifically named in the film, but tuberculosis is cited in the film's novelization).
tuberculosis.ask.dyndns.dk   (3569 words)

  
 MSF-USA: Special Report: The 10 Most Underreported Humanitarian Crises of 2004
Tuberculosis (TB) kills one person every 15 seconds, thus claiming millions of lives every year even though it is a curable disease.
While the risk of TB is relatively low in wealthy countries, the disease is making a comeback throughout the developing world: one-third of the world’s population is infected with the TB bacilli and eight million people annually develop active TB.
Women continue to be victimized by sexual violence, as well – from October 2003 to July 2004 alone, more than 800 people came to MSF for treatment from camps housing 35,000 displaced people north of Monrovia.
www.doctorswithoutborders.org /publications/reports/2005/top10.html   (2684 words)

  
 Bacteriology 330 Lecture Topics: Tuberculosis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
According to global tuberculosis experts, 90 million new tuberculosis cases and 30 million deaths from tuberculosis worldwide are predicted by 1999 unless governments around the world increase funding for TB control.
Mycobacterium tuberculosis along with M.bovis, M.africanum, and M.microti all cause the disease known as tuberculosis (TB) and are members of the tuberculosis complex.
Tuberculosis Complex organisms are classified as acid-fast bacilli (AFB) because they retain the carbol-fuchsin red dye after washing with acid, alcohol, or both.
www.bact.wisc.edu /Bact330/lecturetb   (4492 words)

  
 List of tuberculosis victims - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of famous people and celebrities who had, or are believed to have had, tuberculosis.
See also: Lists of people by cause of death.
Categories: Lists of people by cause of death
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_tuberculosis_victims   (197 words)

  
 Lists of people   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
This list does not include fictional characters, e.g., people like Arthur the Knight are included but King Arthur is not.
List of people associated with the California gold rush
List of people by nationality, ethnicity, location, etc
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 List of tuberculosis victims   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Kim Il-sung, the cases of tuberculosis have increased sharply recently...
MAGAZINES Medical Laboratory Observer 11/1/2004 Brown, James W. Describe multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and why eliminating tuberculosis in the United States is a global effort.
The integration of a tuberculosis control plan into a standard of care for tuberculosis.
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 WAVERLY HILLS SANATORIUM!
At the height of the tuberculosis epidemic, it is reported that one patient an hour died.
We later learned that this was what was called “the draining room.” During the heyday of the tuberculosis hospital, people were dying so quickly that bodies had to be hurriedly removed from the hill to make room for other victims.
Later on, as tuberculosis became less threatening in the 1930’s, the room was used as a smokehouse to cure the meat that was raised and slaughtered on the grounds.
www.prairieghosts.com /waverly_tb.html   (6802 words)

  
 Common Diseases of the 19th Century   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Victims suffered outbreaks of the condition throughout their lives, and were vulnerable to numerous other potentially deadly diseases.
Therefore, when a tuberculosis victim coughed, the air carried the bacteria.
Sometimes parents wrapped their chldren in the clothes or blankets of a smallpox victim, attempting to cause a mild attack.
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 Lists of people   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
List of famous people who have changed their name
List of racing drivers who died in racing crashes
List of people who became famous for surviving a deadly event
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 Asian Holocaust : Nanjing Massacre, Sex Slaves, Opium, WMD Unit 731, 100, 516, and Slavery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Victims were burned with flamethrowers, blown up with shrapnel, bombarded with lethal doses of X-ray, spun to death in centriguges, injected with animal blood, air bubbles, exposure to syphilis, surgical removal of stomachs with the esophagus then attached to the intestines, amputation of arms and reattachment on the opposite side, gassed to death in chambers.......
Victims were often taken to a proving ground called Anda, where they were tied to stakes and bombarded with test weapons to see how effective the new technologies were.
However, the 5 Filipino victims refused the letter and declared that they will continue their fight to demand official apology and compensation because the money from the private fund was not meant as a redress because Japanese government had not made state compensation.
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 Site Contents at the free Online Encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
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 Urban Legends Reference Pages: History (Linkin' Kennedy)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Despite the seemingly impressive surface appearance, several of these entries are either misleading or factually incorrect, and the rest are mere superficial coincidences that fail to touch upon the substantial differences and dissimilarities that underlie them.
Edward Lincoln died of tuberculosis in 1850, just before his fourth birthday, and the Lincolns' eleven-year-old son Willie succumbed to typhoid at the end of their first year in the White House.
The only two types of shots which reasonably assure a dead victim are chest shots and head shots, so two assassinations committed by head shots aren't the least bit coincidental, especially considering that since both Lincoln and Kennedy were shot from behind and while seated, their assassins had no other practical choice of target.
www.snopes.com /history/american/linckenn.htm   (2739 words)

  
 Smoking and Lung Diseases: Emphysema, Tuberculosis, etc.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
is a predisposing cause of tuberculosis of the lungs.
Benjamin Rush (1745-1813) reported that he "once lost a young man of 17 years of age, of a pulmonary consumption, whose disorder was brought on by the intemperate use of cigars."—Essays (Philadelphia: T. Bradford, 1798), p 263.
Do not be confused by disinformation types who might tell you that tuberculosis is really correlated with alcoholism, with innuendo that you should ignore the data linking tobacco's toxic chemicals with tuberculosis.
medicolegal.tripod.com /preventlungdiseases.htm   (3005 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The White Death: A History of Tuberculosis: Books: Thomas Dormandy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
He discusses the growth of the 19th century's sanatorium movement, examines the romantic, creative aura that was associated with it, and takes note of the post-WWII discovery and use of antibiotics, which began to effect dramatic cures.
From Antiquity, tuberculosis has been a killer on a huge scale, ever-present yet lurking rather than epidemic; its explosion in the 1800s went hand-in-hand with industrialization, abetted by bad housing, endless work hours and poverty.
For the Victorians, who elevated illness to art forms, the victims of TB were the ultimate in pale and interesting; the roll call of tuberculous genius reads like who's who of artists and writers: Keats, Chopin, the Brontes; Robert Louis Stevenson, Chekhov, Orwell, to name only a few.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0814719279?v=glance   (1604 words)

  
 1900 Galveston Storm Recorded Deaths
The last group of unknown victims was recorded as late as August 13, 1901.
Our list contains only those listed with the cause of death given as "Drowned in storm, Sept. 8" or "Effects of injuries in Storm." This list does not include victims who died of illness apparently received as a direct result of the 1900 Storm, such as insanity, exposure, skull fracture, tetanus, trauma, and suicide.
If you find omissions or individuals listed who can be verified to have survived the storm, please send us an email including the name of the individual, how he or she is listed in this index, and with copies of any documentation you have demonstrating your position to Casey Greene.
www.gthcenter.org /exhibits/storms/1900/victims/stormvic.htm   (337 words)

  
 FORCES - THE EVIDENCE - Therapeutic effects of smoking
Shocker: 'Villain' nicotine slays TB - "Nicotine might be a surprising alternative someday for treating stubborn forms of tuberculosis, a University of Central Florida researcher said Monday.
The compound stopped the growth of tuberculosis in laboratory tests, even when used in small quantities, said Saleh Naser, an associate professor of microbiology and molecular biology at UCF.
A report indicates very low levels of carbon monoxide may help victims of heart attacks and strokes.
www.forces.org /evidence/evid/therap.htm   (2290 words)

  
 University of Denver, Penrose Library
The Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) was founded in Denver, Colorado in 1904 as a non-sectarian sanatorium to treat tuberculosis (TB) patients in all stages of the disease.
The society was founded by a group of immigrant Eastern European Jewish men, many of whom were themselves victims of TB.
The JCRS records shed light on issues of tuberculosis treatment and medical history, immigration and acculturation, the growth and development of Colorado's Jewish community, and women's history.
library.du.edu /About/collections/SpecialCollections/jcrs   (279 words)

  
 Tuberculosis - Biocrawler definition:Tuberculosis - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The cause of tuberculosis, Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB), is a slow-growing aerobic bacterium that divides every 16 to 20 hours.
The Tuberculosis Coalition for Technical Assistance - TBCTA (http://www.tbcta.org/) The main purpose of TBCTA is to assist the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and its local (public, private, NGO) partners to improve TB control programs and accelerate the implementation of the Directly Observed Treatment Short Course (DOTS) strategy.
You can find it there under the keyword Tuberculosis (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuberculosis)The list of previous authors is available here: version history (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Tuberculosisandaction=history).
www.biocrawler.com /biowiki/Tuberculosis   (3856 words)

  
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 DTBE - TB Notes 1, 2000 - Denver TB Program - Sbarbaro
For decades, Colorado had been a mecca for the victims of TB.
A long list of skilled TB nurse specialists such as B.J. Catlin, Jan Tapy, and Maribeth O'Neill not only provided care to thousands of patients but served as the cornerstone for Denver's contributions to the scientific and social understanding of TB control.
The entrance of Randall Reeves and later of Bill Burman ensures that it will continue, highlighted by their scientific leadership in the TB Trials Consortium.
www.cdc.gov /NCHSTP/TB/notes/TBN_1_00/TBN2000Sbarbaro.htm   (989 words)

  
 The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Punjab
Similar is the case of a couple, Harjinder Singh, and Manjit Kaur, who fell to terrorists’ bullets in 1988.’ Their old parents have not got the promised pension even as Amar Kaur, mother of Harjinder, too, sustained bullet injuries in the brutal attack was disabled.
Every third tuberculosis (TB) patient in the world is an Indian and the country has 15 million TB patients.
The victim died under mysterious circumstances few hours after she was raped by Baljit Singh, a 25-year-old youth living in the neighbourhood of the victim.
www.tribuneindia.com /2004/20040209/punjab1.htm   (7555 words)

  
 FROM CUBA / Political prisoner Lobaina confined with victims of tuberculosis / Lux InfoPress- Cuba News / Noticias - ...
FROM CUBA / Political prisoner Lobaina confined with victims of tuberculosis / Lux InfoPress- Cuba News / Noticias - CubaNet News
Political prisoner Lobaina confined with victims of tuberculosis
The wife of the political prisoner, Yunaimis Castillo Betancourt, told this agency that Lobaina asked the officials to move two sick inmates to the hospital, but was told that was impossible because the two victims could spread tuberculosis to other patients at the hospital.
www.cubanet.org /CNews/y01/jul01/20e1.htm   (176 words)

  
 Catallarchy » A Plea For Efficient Giving
The tsunami victims are largely self-supporting (in the absence of large volumes of water).
What cost is there for someone who says, “You know what, I empathize with the victims of the Tsunami in Indonesia, but I’m not going to let that cause me to donate money to the relief effort there.
Sure, insofar as one’s goal is to bring as much relief to these victims as possible and as quickly as possible, that might be an argument in favor of coercive taxation.
catallarchy.net /blog/archives/2005/01/03/inefficient-giving   (7086 words)

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