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2010-10-01 09:33:10

IV treatment for patients with bacterial meningitis may decrease a person's risk of dying, a new study says.

2010-09-30 15:08:51

New research shows that an intravenous (IV) treatment may cut a person's risk of dying from bacterial meningitis.

2010-08-18 10:00:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- A new school year can be a busy time for families. As busy as it is, it's a critical time for parents to make sure their children are up-to-date on all recommended adolescent vaccines.

2010-06-16 14:48:08

Studies suggest role for IL-10 in prevention and treatment of potentially devastating neurological disease in newborns.

2010-05-17 13:19:00

SHENZEN, China, May 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Hard to Treat Diseases, Inc.

2010-02-24 10:17:48

Current research suggests that nitric oxide may play a role in the pathogenesis of neonatal meningitis.

2009-08-13 13:12:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dressed in camouflage and armed with the facts of disease and prevention, Meningitis Teen Angels (MA) launched their new national meningitis pre-teen and teen back-to-school campaign today: Stomping Out Meningitis.

2009-05-19 13:37:16

British medical scientists say they have discovered how meningococcal bacteria break through the body's natural defense system to attack the brain. University of Nottingham researchers said their discovery could lead to better treatment and vaccines. The scientists said it can take just hours after symptoms appear for someone to die from bacterial meningitis, which in childhood is nearly exclusively caused by the respiratory tract pathogens Streptococcus pneumoniae, Neisseria meningitidis and...

2009-05-13 14:47:00

It can take just hours after the symptoms appear for someone to die from bacterial meningitis.


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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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