Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 10:11
A new laser-based test has been developed by scientists at a Scottish university to speed up the diagnosis of bacterial meningitis.
Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 19:39
Researchers have discovered a type of cells in human spleen that are essential for the production of antibodies, paving way for development of new vaccines to fight meningitis and pneumonia.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 08, 2013, 22:09
Zinc can `starve` one of the world`s most deadly bacteria that causes pneumonia and meningitis, by preventing its uptake of an essential metal, scientists have found.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 10:04
An eighth Princeton University student has been diagnosed with meningitis, a potentially fatal infection that causes swelling of the brain and spinal cord, a university spokesman said on Friday.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 15:03
Princeton University is trying to contain an outbreak of bacterial meningitis that has sickened several students, school and health officials said today.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 13:06
A vaccine against a deadly form of meningitis has been approved for use in the UK.
Last Updated: Monday, December 10, 2012, 15:20
Smoking during pregnancy can triple the baby`s chance of developing meningitis, researchers warn.
Last Updated: Friday, November 16, 2012, 17:24
In a breakthrough, a key India-made meningitis vaccine can now be transported or stored for up to four days without refrigeration, which could help combat the disease in poor countries.