Meningitis

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Name: Meningitis
First reported 41 mins ago - Updated 41 mins ago - 1 reports

Mother who lost FIFTH of leg skin to meningitis warns others to be aware of symptoms

'I lost a FIFTH of my leg skin to meningitis': Mother reveals horrific damage and warns others to be aware of the symptoms Michelle Atkinson went home from work feeling dizzy and feverishWhen she woke up the next day she was unable to move her legsShe ... [Published Mail Online UK - 41 mins ago]
First reported 52 mins ago - Updated 52 mins ago - 1 reports

Letter: Pharmacists can give meningitis vaccine

To the Editor:As of Jan. 1, Illinois requires that all sixth- and 12th-grade students receive a meningococcal vaccination.This necessitates adding it to the current list of vaccines pharmacists can administer to those 10 to 13 years of age and older without ... [Published Daily Chronicle - 52 mins ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Winsham baby survives meningitis scare from pet cat

A MUM from Winsham has spoken of the moment when her baby daughter nearly died after contracting a rare strain of meningitis from the family’s pet cat.Sparkle Anderson was just three weeks old when she was left fighting for her life in an isolation unit ... [Published Chard & Ilminster News - 5 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Classical concert in Christchurch to combat meningitis

Bournemouth School for Girls’ chamber choirComments (0)A classical concert for charity Meningitis Now takes place at Christchurch Priory on Saturday, 3rd May.Christchurch Priory Chamber Ensemble will perform a programme including Haydn string quartet, ... [Published Blackmore Vale Magazine - 6 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 9 reports

Novartis overhaul adds GSK, Lilly deals

All the deals with GSK were timed to close simultaneously. Novartis has agreed to buy GSK's cancer-drug business for $14.5 billion, plus up to $1.5 billion more if certain milestones are met. And the Swiss company has agreed to sell most of its vaccines ... [Published Columbia Daily Tribune - 13 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Postoperative meningitis after spinal surgery: a review of 21 cases from 20,178 patients

Postoperative bacterial meningitis is a rare complication of spinal surgery and is considered to be a complication related to intraoperative incidental durotomy. A high index of suspicion for meningitis is essential in patients who have the clinical triad ... [Published 7thSpace - 11 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Time to death from meningitis depends on causative agent

Time to death should be used as a measure of bacterial meningitis severity, according to data from a recent study of children from Angola.Irmeli Roine , MD, PhD , of the University Diego Portales in Santiago, Chile, and colleagues, including Infectious ... [Published Orthopedics Today - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

Bristol leukaemia sufferer Kenzie Atkinson last hope is brother's bone marrow

A seven-year-old malignancy exploited person from Bristol, who has decimated leukemia once, is depending on a bone transplant from his three-year-old sibling after the illness returned.Kenzie Atkinson has been battling leukemia since he was four and has ... [Published TopNews New Zealand - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Charity match in memory of teenager killed by meningitis

FOOTBALLERS were on target for charity in a match held in memory of teenager Glenn Robinson.The annual soccer game remembers Houghton youngster Glenn, who died aged just 16 in 1997, after contracting meningitis.A Philadelphia XI took on Burnside WMC at ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Dust and wind linked to ‘meningitis belt’ outbreaks

The prevalence of atmospheric dust and certain wind conditions could signify impending meningitis outbreaks in the ‘meningitis belt’ in Sub-Saharan Africa that stretches from Senegal to Ethiopia, according to a study.Researchers mapped seasonal outbreaks ... [Published SciDev.Net - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Immunisation lowers meningitis risk

KATHMANDU: Meningitis is an inflammation/infection of the protective membrane (covering) of the brain and spinal cord known as meninges and cerebrospinal fluid. To raise the global profile of meningitis, emphasise on the importance of vaccination, and ... [Published Himalayan Times - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 2 reports

[Correspondence] Access to antifungal medicines in resource-poor countries

We read with great interest the Personal View by Angela Loyse and colleagues about improving access to essential antifungal medicines for cryptococcal meningitis in resource-poor countries. It is an interesting compilation of existing information about ... [Published Lancet Infectious Diseases - Apr 21 2014]

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Teenage runner from Tetbury realises marathon d... [Published Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard - 32 mins ago]
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Mother who lost FIFTH of leg skin to meningitis... [Published Mail Online UK - 41 mins ago]
Letter: Pharmacists can give meningitis vaccine [Published Daily Chronicle - 52 mins ago]
CDC urges timely vaccinations ahead of World Im... [Published Focus Taiwan - 1 hour ago]
Early call for West Nile virus awareness [Published Lodi News-Sentinel - 3 hours ago]
Criticism is not “hate speech” [Respectful Inso... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - 4 hours ago]
Beaufort Securities Breakfast Today Nostra Terr... [Published Proactive Investors.co.uk - 5 hours ago]
Winsham baby survives meningitis scare from pet... [Published Chard & Ilminster News - 5 hours ago]
Classical concert in Christchurch to combat men... [Published Blackmore Vale Magazine - 6 hours ago]
World: Heat-Stable Vaccines Urgently Needed to ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 6 hours ago]
Novartis International AG : Novartis and Anne G... [Published Investegate - 7 hours ago]
Get Up-to-Date on Shots Before Summer Ends [Published Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality - 7 hours ago]
Pakistan faces challenge of poor routine immuni... [Published The News International - 7 hours ago]
Kate Middleton And Prince William Visit Bear Co... [Published WebProNews - 7 hours ago]
Kate Middleton And Prince William Visit Bear Co... [Published WebProNews Feed - 7 hours ago]
The Rut: When Your Faith Becomes Bigger Than God’s [Published Modern Ghana - 8 hours ago]
Strip Scribbles: Amy Purdy on ‘DWTS,’ Matt Laue... [Published Las Vegas Sun - 9 hours ago]
Concerns for children remain despite rise in va... [Published Irish Examiner - 9 hours ago]
Couple opens pharmacy in Jackson Center [Published Sidney Daily News - 10 hours ago]
Postoperative meningitis after spinal surgery: ... [Published 7thSpace - 11 hours ago]
22-Apr-14 - Pope Urges Faithful To Serve With R... [Published Global Catholic Network - 12 hours ago]
Nigeria, India out of purview [Published Calcutta Telegraph - 12 hours ago]
Mumps cases rise at Ohio State University, UW-M... [Published Examiner.com - 12 hours ago]
Novartis overhaul adds GSK, Lilly deals [Published Columbia Daily Tribune - 13 hours ago]
Britain's biggest drug maker Glaxo and Swiss ri... [Published Mail Online UK - 14 hours ago]
Novartis buys GlaxoSmithKline’s oncology unit f... [Published Nine O'Clock - 14 hours ago]
Immunisation remains a top priority for Norther... [Published Health Canal - 15 hours ago]
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Criticism is not “hate speech” [Respectful Inso... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - 4 hours ago]
I sense a new disturbance in the antivaccine force. I hadn’t planned on blogging about the antivaccine movement again, but I felt that I needed to do a follow up to yesterday’s (hopefully) amusing little takedown of the antivaccine stylings of new ...
World: Heat-Stable Vaccines Urgently Needed to ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 6 hours ago]
Source: Médecins Sans FrontièresCountry: World GENEVA/PARIS—The need for vaccines to be kept constantly cold is proving a major barrier in improving poor immunization coverage rates, with one in five children born each year missing out on lifesaving vaccinations, ...
Uganda: MSF Increases Capacity to Aid South Sud... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 17 hours ago]
Source: Médecins Sans FrontièresCountry: Uganda, South Sudan April 17, 2014 The flow of South Sudanese refugees to into Uganda shows no signs of abating. Every day, approximately 300 people cross the border to escape insecurity and lack of food in neighboring ...
Lyme and Surgery - Opinions? [Published HealthBoards - 21 hours ago]
Good morning,Yesterday, I learned that the test my PCP ordered for Lyme (at my urging) came back positive. I've thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail and just lived in Massachusetts for a year, so it's not as though my exposure had been limited; moreover, ...
Nigeria: Meningitis Weekly Bulletin Week 13 2014 [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 22 2014]
Source: World Health OrganizationCountry: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo, South Sudan ...
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Eighth case of meningitis confirmed at Princeton [Published Mefeedia Video Tag : medici - Dec 18 2013]
Michigan authorities to coordinate meningitis p... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Nov 25 2013]
Eighth case of meningitis confirmed at Princeton [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Nov 23 2013]
Princeton University to offer students meningit... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Nov 19 2013]
Princeton University Can Import Vaccine To Comb... [Published Mefeedia Video Tag : biolo - Nov 16 2013]
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