Encephalitis

Encephalitis is an acute inflammation of the brain.
What is Encephalitis?

Encephalitis is a relatively rare condition that causes inflammation of the brain. Initial symptoms usually include high temperature, headache and joint pain but as the infection progresses, more dangerous symptoms may start to develop and include the following...

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Widely used antibiotic shows promise for fighting against Zika infections

Widely used antibiotic shows promise for fighting against Zika infections

Dopamine-release mechanisms in the brain may play a major role in SARS-CoV-2 infection

Dopamine-release mechanisms in the brain may play a major role in SARS-CoV-2 infection

Single clinical laboratory test can rapidly detect serious infections

Single clinical laboratory test can rapidly detect serious infections

Delirium common after hospital discharge in critically ill COVID-19 patients

Delirium common after hospital discharge in critically ill COVID-19 patients

Study investigates the ebb and flow of brain ventricles

Study investigates the ebb and flow of brain ventricles

Study shows T cells can prevent Zika infection in mice

Study shows T cells can prevent Zika infection in mice

First-of-its-kind synthetic DNA vaccine designed against Powassan virus

First-of-its-kind synthetic DNA vaccine designed against Powassan virus

Study sheds new light on the biological base of psychotic symptoms

Study sheds new light on the biological base of psychotic symptoms

Study sheds light on the biological base of symptoms in autoimmune psychosis

Study sheds light on the biological base of symptoms in autoimmune psychosis

New position statement clarifies WHO's stance on the use of genetically modified mosquitoes

New position statement clarifies WHO's stance on the use of genetically modified mosquitoes

COVID-19 causes potentially damaging neurological injuries, study shows

COVID-19 causes potentially damaging neurological injuries, study shows

Scientists explain why some COVID-19 patients develop neurological symptoms

Scientists explain why some COVID-19 patients develop neurological symptoms

New clinical report on brain changes in deceased COVID-19 patients

New clinical report on brain changes in deceased COVID-19 patients

Parkinson's disease diagnosed after SARS-CoV-2

Parkinson's disease diagnosed after SARS-CoV-2

Combination of two mosquito-borne viruses may be a trigger for stroke

Combination of two mosquito-borne viruses may be a trigger for stroke

Michigan sees increasing EEE cases

Michigan sees increasing EEE cases

Climate change could shift the spread of West Nile virus

Climate change could shift the spread of West Nile virus

Study reveals damaging role of immune system in severe brain infection

Study reveals damaging role of immune system in severe brain infection

Effective, simple, safe self-amplifying RNA vaccines

Effective, simple, safe self-amplifying RNA vaccines

Brain inflammation seen in fatal COVID-19 cases

Brain inflammation seen in fatal COVID-19 cases