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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Doctors scramble to understand long Covid, but causes and prognosis are elusive

Doctors scramble to understand long Covid, but causes and prognosis are elusive

Study identifies how SARS-CoV-2 enters and infects the brain

Study identifies how SARS-CoV-2 enters and infects the brain

SARS-CoV-2 nucleoprotein can trigger α-synuclein amyloid fibril formation

SARS-CoV-2 nucleoprotein can trigger α-synuclein amyloid fibril formation

SARS-CoV-2 does not directly infect the brain but can inflict neurological damage

SARS-CoV-2 does not directly infect the brain but can inflict neurological damage

Broadly neutralizing antibodies show promise in preventing tick-borne encephalitis in mice

Broadly neutralizing antibodies show promise in preventing tick-borne encephalitis in mice

Coronavirus deranges the immune system in complex and deadly ways

Coronavirus deranges the immune system in complex and deadly ways

Study demonstrates long-term neuropsychological consequences following SARS-CoV-2 infection

Study demonstrates long-term neuropsychological consequences following SARS-CoV-2 infection

TBE patients continue to be affected by long-term problems

TBE patients continue to be affected by long-term problems

Slight differences can help distinguish between two similar pediatric brain conditions

Slight differences can help distinguish between two similar pediatric brain conditions

Study maps SARS-CoV-2 infected brains

Study maps SARS-CoV-2 infected brains

How SARS-CoV-2 enters the central nervous system

How SARS-CoV-2 enters the central nervous system

Brain pericytes serve as a potential hub for SARS-CoV-2 infection

Brain pericytes serve as a potential hub for SARS-CoV-2 infection

SARS-CoV-2 triggers development of new-onset IgG autoantibodies in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

SARS-CoV-2 triggers development of new-onset IgG autoantibodies in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Complication of severe SARS-CoV-2 pneumonia results in persistent cortical blindness: Case report

Complication of severe SARS-CoV-2 pneumonia results in persistent cortical blindness: Case report

Neurological and psychiatric complications six months after COVID-19 recovery

Neurological and psychiatric complications six months after COVID-19 recovery

No inflammation of cerebrospinal fluid in COVID-19 patients with neurological features, study finds

No inflammation of cerebrospinal fluid in COVID-19 patients with neurological features, study finds

New genomics resource details the small RNA transcriptomes of four mosquito species

New genomics resource details the small RNA transcriptomes of four mosquito species

Researchers identify natural products with potential to disrupt viral spread

Researchers identify natural products with potential to disrupt viral spread

Researchers detect novel IRAK4 mutations in infant with encephalitis and HHV6 reactivation

Researchers detect novel IRAK4 mutations in infant with encephalitis and HHV6 reactivation

Detecting SARS-CoV-2 sequences in blood monocytes

Detecting SARS-CoV-2 sequences in blood monocytes