Category Archives: meningitis

What Is This Brain-Eating Amoeba?

You must have heard about 2 people dying from a Brain Eating Amoeba after not properly using their netti pots recently. Naegleria fowleri  infection, as it is also called Brain Eating Amoeba, can lead to PAM amebic meningoencephalitis, an infection … Continue reading

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New Disease Fighting Cell Found to Help Fight Infections

Researchers in Australia found a new type of cell that increases the body’s own self defense mechanism to fight infections and other deadly diseases. It was published in the journals Nature Immunology and Immunity. The cell was named as natural killer T follicular helper … Continue reading

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Can Flu Spread Pneumonia?

By Ken Buben, President, Bacteria that cause pneumonia and meningitis are only able to spread when individuals are infected with flu, says a scientist reporting at the Society for General Microbiology’s Spring Conference in Harrogate. The scientific work on … Continue reading

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