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Vaccine Against Bacterial Meningitis Shows Promise by HealthFinder Posted Wed 18 Jan 2012 12:00pm healthnewslink Disease caused by the B strain can be deadly. WEDNESDAY, Jan. 18 (HealthDay News) -- A new v ... Read on »
What is Bacterial Meningitis? An Overview of this Killer Disease and How to Protect your Children against It by Dr. Lawrence Kindo Posted Wed 18 Dec 2013 10:07pm Bacterial meningitis is not a simple disease that can easily be cured by the usual antibiotics you purchase over the counter. The patient will need hospitalization and strong intravenous antibiotics to fight the disease and prevent complications. If the patient does not receive prompt medical attention, he could suffer fr ... Read on »
Anti-Inflammatory Helps Treat Bacterial Meningitis by Medline Plus Posted Wed 29 Sep 2010 2:00pm Dutch researchers report that dexamethasone, along with antibiotics, increases survival rates Wednesday, September 29, 2010 WEDNESDAY, Sept. 29 (HealthDay News) -- Using the anti-inflammatory drug dexamethasone along with antibiotics increases the chance of surviving a bout with bacterial ... Read on »
Risk for Acute Bacterial Meningitis in Children with Complex Febrile Seizure by Poh Tin Tan Posted Wed 27 Jul 2011 10:37pm From Journal Watch > Journal Watch Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine Howard Bauchner, MD, and Katherine Bakes, MD Posted: 09/01/2010; Bacterial meningitis is uncommon in children who present with a first complex febrile seizure. In a retrospective chart review, resear ... Read on »
Changing Incidence of Bacterial Meningitis by Poh Tin Tan Posted Wed 10 Aug 2011 10:45pm From Medscape Pediatrics > Viewpoints William T. Basco, Jr., MD Posted: 08/04/2011 Thigpen MC, Whitney CG, Messonnier NE, et al; for the Emerging Infections Programs Network N Engl J Med. 2011;364:2016-2025 Data for this study were obtained from a ... Read on »
Anti-Inflammatory Helps Treat Bacterial Meningitis: Study by HealthFinder Posted Wed 29 Sep 2010 10:00am healthnewslink Dutch researchers report that dexamethasone, along with antibiotics, increases survival rates. By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Bacterial Meningitis - more late ... by Jarrod and Jenny Posted Tue 01 Sep 2009 5:41pm Bacterial Meningitis - more later, keep praying! Read on »
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Requiring the Meningitis Vaccine for Students by Linda MacDonald Glenn Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:26pm Our friend and colleague, Art Caplan, has a new column at on requiring meningitis vaccines for students as he fittingly points out, Americans hate to be told what to do, but we hate losing our kids more: COMMENTARY By Arthur Caplan, Ph.D . Which is scarier to you - coming down with deadly bacter ... Read on »
Meningitis 101 by InternalMed .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm 1 Comment ANNOUNCER: Every school year it happens, especially in college. Kids are sharing confidences, clothes, a burger at a football game, a water glass in the dorm. And then it's on the news, an outbreak of meningitis. VINCENT MACALUSO, MD: It's commonly transmitted between teenagers, college students, young military recruits, by the fact that they sh ... Read on »