The formulation of nanomedicines for treating tuberculosis.

  title={The formulation of nanomedicines for treating tuberculosis.},
  author={Ana Sofia Monteiro Costa and Marina Pinheiro and Joana S Magalh{\~a}es and Ricardo Ribeiro and V{\'i}tor Seabra and Salette Reis and Bruno Sarmento},
  journal={Advanced drug delivery reviews},
Recent estimates indicate that tuberculosis (TB) is the leading cause of death worldwide, alongside the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. The current treatment is effective, but is associated with severe adverse-effects and noncompliance to prescribed regimens. An alternative route of drug delivery may improve the performance of existing drugs, which may have a key importance in TB control and eradication. Recent advances and emerging technologies in nanoscale systems, particularly… CONTINUE READING