New meningitis test to speed up diagnosis and save lives

Posted in Medicine on 31st Aug, 2017
by Alex Muller

A hospital A&E department in Northern Ireland is to start using a new, rapid test for meningitis that should speed up diagnosis and save lives.

Meningitis jab in Africa a 'stunning success'

Posted in Medicine on 10th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

In 2013 there were just four cases across the entire region, which once faced thousands of deaths each year.

Fungal protein found to cross blood-brain barrier

Posted in Science on 16th Jun, 2014
by Alex Muller

The Finding opens door to new therapies for brain infections and cancers.

UK experts back meningitis B jab

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Mar, 2014
by Alex Muller

A vaccine that protects against a deadly form of meningitis is set to be introduced in the UK.