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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Researchers aim to find the genetic basis of severe coronavirus infection in young people

Researchers aim to find the genetic basis of severe coronavirus infection in young people

Drebrin autoantibodies trigger epilepsy

Drebrin autoantibodies trigger epilepsy

Cellular metabolism plays key role in dictating the fate decision between pathogenic and regulatory T cells

Cellular metabolism plays key role in dictating the fate decision between pathogenic and regulatory T cells

Autoantibodies can also act as the body's own antidepressants

Autoantibodies can also act as the body's own antidepressants

England reports highest rates of mumps

England reports highest rates of mumps

New therapeutic compounds could fight against brain-eating amoebae

New therapeutic compounds could fight against brain-eating amoebae

New prophylactic and therapeutic avenues to fight against rabies

New prophylactic and therapeutic avenues to fight against rabies

Study finds higher suicide rate among people with neurological disorders

Study finds higher suicide rate among people with neurological disorders

Hendra antibody trial shows promise in a world-first human clinical trial

Hendra antibody trial shows promise in a world-first human clinical trial

Experimental vaccine could be effective against both Zika and Dengue

Experimental vaccine could be effective against both Zika and Dengue

Injecting nanoparticles into the bloodstream to reduce brain swelling after traumatic brain injury

Injecting nanoparticles into the bloodstream to reduce brain swelling after traumatic brain injury

Researchers refine history and origins of common pathogens in human populations

Researchers refine history and origins of common pathogens in human populations

Important biomarker may help in determining prognosis of brain cancer patients

Important biomarker may help in determining prognosis of brain cancer patients

Samoa shuts down country for mass measles vaccinations

Samoa shuts down country for mass measles vaccinations

Samoa measles epidemic escalates as death toll reaches 32

Samoa measles epidemic escalates as death toll reaches 32

LACV-infected cerebral organoids reveal how to protect neurons from virus-induced death

LACV-infected cerebral organoids reveal how to protect neurons from virus-induced death

Eastern equine encephalitis virus poses emergent threat in the U.S.

Eastern equine encephalitis virus poses emergent threat in the U.S.

Public health officials announce that eastern equine encephalitis virus is an “emergent threat”

Public health officials announce that eastern equine encephalitis virus is an “emergent threat”

Integral Molecular receives NIH contract for $5.5 million to advance vaccine discovery

Integral Molecular receives NIH contract for $5.5 million to advance vaccine discovery

The first locally transmitted cases of Zika have been confirmed in Europe

The first locally transmitted cases of Zika have been confirmed in Europe