There is a growing need to evolve new research methods to counter the menace of multi drug-resistant(MDR) Tuberculosis (TB) cases in the  country,’ said Dr VM Katoch, Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research(ICMR) secretary, department of health research, Government of India. Addressing the senior doctors and medical students during his presentation on ‘TB research in India: Challenges and Opportunities’ at the Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University (IMS-BHU) on Wednesday, he said that as many as three to eight per cent of TB cases were responding poorly to the drugs and one to three per cent cases had already developed resistance against the infectious disease in the country including the East UP region. Read more at http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Varanasi/Drug-resistant_TB_growing_in_country_including_East_UP/articleshow/4012849.cms