Researchers Discover a Potential Treatment For Meningitis Without Using Antibiotics

A recent article in Science Daily reports that researchers at the Copenhagen and Lund Universities, using animal models, killed bacterial meningitis without the use of antibiotics. Estimates from the WHO…

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Study of the Week: Undeveloped Microbiota and Epithelial Barriers in Newborns Boost Bacterial Meningitis Risk
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Study of the Week: Undeveloped Microbiota and Epithelial Barriers in Newborns Boost Bacterial Meningitis Risk

Welcome to Study of the Week from Patient Worthy. In this segment, we select a study we posted about from the previous week that we think is of particular interest…

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New Study Has Demonstrated The Role of The Gut Microbiota in Neonatal Bacterial Meningitis
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New Study Has Demonstrated The Role of The Gut Microbiota in Neonatal Bacterial Meningitis

Bacterial meningitis is a severe condition that is linked to high mortality. Unfortunately, newborns are much more susceptible to bacterial meningitis. In fact, this infection occurs more than 30 times…

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Novel Finding Could Lead to the Development of a “Resistance-Proof” Antiviral Drug

A recent study published in PLOS Biology has shown a promising new vulnerability within human viruses which could lead to the development of a new antiviral drug. This study was…

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