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Meningitis

The infection and inflammation of the outer covering of the brain (meninges) and also of the cerebrospinal fluid is termed meningitis. Depending on the age of the patient, health condition and the infecting organism, the severity of the disease also varies.

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Common Cause of Meningitis Identified as Viruses, Diagnosis Delayed Often
Viruses have been identified as the most common cause of meningitis in adults in a first major paper exploring the causes and consequences of meningit.....
Study Shows How a Killer Fungus Unleashes Meningitis and Brain Infection
The specific location where circulating white blood cells, known as monocytes, act as transport vehicles for cryptococci to cross from small blood ves.....
New Symptom Of Meningococcal Meningitis Discovered
Stomach pain could be a new but rare symptom of meningococcal infection, finds a new study. The stomach pain is very severe and is often misint.....
World Meningitis Day: All Meningitis Matters
Highlights:
  • On World Meningitis Day, come together to spread awareness about meningit.....
Rasmussen's Encephalitis Recently Proved to be An Autoimmune Disease
Highlights:
  • The current study reveals that chronic focal encephalitis or Rasmussen's encephalitis.....


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