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President Obama and Gov. Romney: What Will You Do About Superbugs?

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Positive effects of American advertising. Director of Huffington post talks Tuberculosis and presidential election.

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Social determinants of tuberculosis in Europe: a prospective ecological study

Tuberculosis can be considered like a multi-factorial disorder where different risk factors (HIV, tobacco smoke, indoor air pollution, malnutrition, alcohol abuse, chronic lung disease, diabetes etc.) and the so called “upstream risk factor

s” (globalization, migration, urbanization, socio-economic conditions, poor housing etc.) facilitate the development and evolution of this disease. Clearly, the molecular approach alone, or even the bio-medical one taken in isolation, are not sufficient to fight such multifactorial global disease.
For these reasons we also have to consider the social and economics condition of the various people and countries where the disease is highly endemic, as Von Helden said “The poor will remain a breeding ground for the 'white plague' until we realize that it is not only the microbe Mycobacterium tuberculosis that is causing the disease”. 
For this reason I present this work where they found that ∼50% of TB variation in Europe is accounted for by a nation's wealth and level of egalitarianism.
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ScientificAnimations's comment, March 28, 7:29 AM
A new finding about #TB that shouldn't be missed. #WorldTuberculosisDay - http://sco.lt/5IAqQb