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Pharmacist in deadly meningitis outbreak heading to trial – The Boston...

BOSTON (AP) - After watching his mother die from meningitis in a nationwide outbreak caused by contaminated steroids, Scott Shaw is determined to...

This new nose drop could help prevent meningitis!

London: A new nose drop containing, a type of 'friendly' bacteria, has been developed by doctors in Britain.This pioneering nose drop could help prevent...

Cocktail of drugs for HIV patients with advanced immunosuppression reduced deaths...

According to Accenture's survey of 1,000 consumers in England one-in-eight (13 per cent) have had their personal medical information stolen from technology systems. More...

Mom of Newborn Who Died of Meningitis Believed to Be Caused...

The mother of Mariana Sifrit, the infant who died at just 18 days old after she developed a deadly virus that may have been...

Baby who contracted deadly meningitis HSV1 virus from kiss dies

by: Boston25News.com Updated:IOWA CITY, Iowa - An Iowa City, Iowa, infant who contracted a deadly virus from a kiss has died. Mariana Reese Sifrit...

Slideshow: How to Protect Your Teen From Meningitis

CDC: "Case file: Meningitis Mutants," "Meningococcal Vaccination for Preteens and Teens: Questions and Answers," "Teens at Risk of Meningitis," "Viral Meningitis."Child Mind Institute: "Why...

A Brain-Infecting Parasite Is Spreading in Florida

If you live in (or are taking a trip to) Florida, listen up. You have a new reason to be squeamish around rats and...

New Hope in Search for Vaccine Against Gonorrhea

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay ReporterMONDAY, July 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A vaccine to protect people from the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea may be one...

What Is Powassan? Do Ticks Carry It?

Powassan is a rare tick-borne disease caused by a virus. It can cause swelling in the brain (doctors call this encephalitis) and in the...

Despite availability of life-saving medicaiton, annual deaths due to fungal meningitis...

International HIV experts have reported approximately 250,000 fungal meningitis cases annually, in the AIDS report, sub-Saharan Africa contributing 73% of cases. This photomicrograph depicts...