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Study: Helping Some Infants with Fevers Avoid Painful Tests in the ER

August 29, 2019

Being a new parent is scary, but it’s even scarier when your infant is running a fever, as it…
Meningitis changes immune cell makeup in the mouse brain lining

March 19, 2019

Meningitis, a group of serious diseases which infect the brain’s lining, leaves its mark and can affect the…
Reevaluating Pneumococcal Vaccine Guidance: An Analysis

March 7, 2019

If mitigating racial disparities in those who contract pneumococcal diseases, such as meningitis and pneumonia, is a top…
How pneumococci challenge our immune system

November 20, 2018

Pneumococci are the most common cause of respiratory tract infections, such as otitis and sinusitis, as well as…
Viruses found to be most common cause of meningitis, but diagnosis often delayed

July 5, 2018

The first major paper looking at the causes and consequences of meningitis in the UK has found that…
Alternative Vaccination Strategy for Meningitis in Africa Found to be Effective, Economical

February 1, 2018

In sub-Saharan Africa, meningococcal meningitis continues to pose a serious health threat, with sporadic epidemics resulting in some…
Doctors develop pioneering nose drop to help fight meningitis

August 2, 2017

Doctors in Southampton have pioneered the development of a nose drop containing a type of ‘friendly’ bacteria that…
Glucose transporters blocked in bacterial meningitis

August 3, 2016

Study shows why glucose levels are reduced in the brains of children with E. coli K1 meningitis Escherichia…
Hot desert storms increase risk of bacterial meningitis in Africa

July 26, 2016

Exposure to airborne dust and high temperatures are significant risk factors for bacterial meningitis, a new study by…
Researchers develop ID tool for anthrax meningitis

June 2, 2016

Using the largest review of historical anthrax cases yet compiled, researchers from Weill Cornell Medicine and the U.S.…
Meningitis Model Shows Infection’s Sci-Fi-Worthy Creep Into the Brain

October 6, 2015

Scientists at Duke Medicine are using transparent fish to watch in real time as Cryptococcal meningitis takes over…
A Vaccine Was Born

September 15, 2015

Nina Schor remembers the sharp demarcation between the prevaccine and postvaccine eras in the pediatric history of Haemophilus influenzae type…
Scientist found a way to prevent fungal diseases

August 31, 2015

Meningitis is a brain disease, which causes around 1 million people each year. It is caused by the…
An ounce of prevention: Research advances on ‘scourge’ of transplant wards

August 29, 2015

The fungus Cryptococcus causes meningitis, a brain disease that kills about 1 million people each year — mainly…
Pig-borne disease jumped into humans when rearing practices changed

April 1, 2015

The most virulent strains of Streptococcus suis, the leading cause of bacterial meningitis in adult humans in parts…
Climate Conditions Help Forecast Meningitis Outbreaks

March 19, 2014

Summary: Wind and dust conditions in Sub-Saharan Africa Africa can help predict a meningitis epidemic.…
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