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New Illness Linked To Contaminated Steroid Injections Surfaces
2012-11-04 08:51:41

People recovering from dangerous fungal meningitis have a new worry now, after several people treated for the deadly infection have gone home to recover only to return to the ER with a second illness, according to health experts.

2005-09-07 16:10:00

Researchers at Westmead Millennium Institute have discovered a safe, non-surgical method of identifying brain infections such as brain abscess, and an accurate and rapid way of diagnosing meningitis.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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