Meningitis Vaccine May Help Treat Common STI
A vaccine developed during a meningitis outbreak showed promise in treating patients with gonorrhea.
Here’s How Your Body Fights Off A Fungus
When our white blood cells detect a fungus, they attach to it in large numbers and promptly escort it out.
How Do You Get Meningococcal Disease And Can You Prevent It?
Should meningitis B vaccines be required for children and teens across the U.S.?
Parents Deny Treating Dead Son’s Meningitis With Maple Syrup
Canadian parents are charged with neglecting their son's poor health and attempting to treat his meningitis with naturopathic remedies.
With Cancer Drugs, A Lot Goes To Waste
Chemotherapy drugs packaged in single-dose vials result in discarded drugs costing nearly $3 billion each year in the United States.
Athlete Dies After Being 'Inappropriately Discharged' From Hospital
Bacterial meningitis has tragically claimed another life, and an inquest has been made about the incident.
Scottish Nurse May Be The First-Ever Case Of An Ebola Relapse
A Scottish nurse who recovered from Ebola in January is now back in the hospital due to unforeseen complications from her original infection.
A Transparent Fish Shows How Meningitis Attacks The Brain
Using a transparent fish, researchers are understanding how meningitis moves through the brain and how to stop it from becoming deadly.
Student's Dad Becomes 7th Meningitis Case Linked To University Of Oregon
After visiting his daughter at the University of Oregon, a man became the seventh person on campus to contract a potentially deadly meningitis infection.
Virginia Student's Sudden Death Caused By Bacterial Meningitis
A Virginia high school senior's mysterious sudden death has been attributed to a bacterial meningitis infection.
GSK Agrees UK Deal For Meningitis Shot After Novartis Stand-Off
After a long stand-off with Novartis over its price point for a meningitis B vaccine, the UK government has reached a deal with the vaccine's new owners GlaxoSmithKline.
Meningitis Bacteria To Blame For Oregon Student's Death
A bacterial infection related to meningitis is to blame for the death of a University of Oregon student-athlete who was found unresponsive in her dorm room earlier this week.