What we know about the death of popular Christian writer Rachel Held Evans
Rachel Held Evans’s symptoms suggest she may have had encephalitis, or inflammation of the brain. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - May 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: William Wan Source Type: news

Third-Grader In East Boston Tests Positive For Mumps
BOSTON (CBS) — A third-grader at Otis Elementary School in Boston has tested positive for the mumps, the school principal told parents Friday. “We do not believe the student has come into close contact with any students in our school who are not vaccinated. It’s important to note that the mumps can only be transmitted from one person to another through close contact,” said a letter from Principal Paula Cerqueira-Goncalves. According to policies by Boston Public Schools, Boston Public Health Commission, and Department of Public Health, all students are required to show documentation that they receive...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local mumps Source Type: news

A Flight Attendant Is Reportedly In a ‘Deep Coma’ After Contracting Measles
A flight attendant has reportedly fallen into a “deep coma” after contracting measles, according to health authorities. The 43-year-old female El Al Airlines flight attendant was admitted to a hospital after coming down with a fever on March 31, CBS News reports. Her condition has worsened since then, and she now has encephalitis, or brain inflammation, and is breathing with the assistance of a respirator at Israel’s Meir Medical Center, according to CNN. Israeli health officials said the woman may have been infected with measles in New York, Israel or a flight between the two locations, both of which are...
Source: TIME: Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Infectious Disease Source Type: news

Europe at risk from spread of tropical insect-borne diseases
Scientists warn of danger from dengue fever in hotter, wetter climate in northern latitudesInsect-borne diseases such as dengue fever, leishmaniasis and encephalitis are on the rise and are now threatening to spread into many areas of Europe, scientists have warned.Outbreaks of these illnesses are increasing because of climate change and the expansion of international travel and trade, theEuropean Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases was told in Amsterdam on Saturday.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 14, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Robin McKie Science editor Tags: Infectious diseases Insects Europe Medical research Microbiology Science Environment World news Source Type: news

European experts sound alarm as mosquito- and tick-borne diseases set to flourish in warmer climate
(European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases) New research presented at this year's European Congress of Clinical Microbiology& Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) in Amsterdam, Netherlands (April 13-16) shows that the geographical range of vector-borne diseases such as Chikungunya, dengue fever, leishmaniasis, and tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) is expanding rapidly. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NHS to pay up to £6.2m to man brain-damaged in childhood
The man was one year old when he contracted encephalitis while in hospital. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

April 2019
Cancer Care Widens Its Reach : Reducing Cancer Health Disparities The Inflamed Brain : Recognizing Encephalitis and Meningitis How Much Alcohol Is Too Much? Why Tonsillitis Keeps Coming Back Mental Health Information (Source: NIH News in Health)
Source: NIH News in Health - March 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chickens Help Scientists Pinpoint Origin of Rare, Deadly Virus
MONDAY, March 11, 2019 -- Much like a canary in a coal mine, Florida chickens have warned researchers of a rare but deadly mosquito-borne virus in their midst. These sentinels have revealed that eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) originates... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 11, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

ACIP Updates Japanese Encephalitis, Anthrax Vaccine Guidance
During the Feb. 27-28 meeting of the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, the group voted to update recommendations for the Japanese encephalitis vaccine, along with guidance on pre-exposure prophylaxis anthrax vaccination. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - March 6, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

ACIP: After WHO Delay, FDA Waits to Select Flu Strains for Vax
(MedPage Today) -- Also, ACIP issues new language on vaccines for anthrax and Japanese encephalitis (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - February 28, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Woman, 20, who was nearly sectioned over her hallucinations has a rare condition
Lucy Evans, 20, was diagnosed with the brain-inflammation condition encephalitis six weeks after her delusions started and treated at Morriston Hospital in Cwmrhydyceirw, Swansea. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Encephalitis: 'I told my boyfriend I thought I was a monkey'
Lucy Evans had encephalitis, an inflammation of the brain that caused her frightening delusions. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Optic Neuritis as Initial Presentation of Limbic Encephalitis Optic Neuritis as Initial Presentation of Limbic Encephalitis
This case highlights autoimmune encephalitis as an important differential diagnosis in the management of optic neuritis not associated with MS or other demyelinating diseases.Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

A Measles Outbreak Is Hitting the Pacific Northwest. Now There ’s a Surge in People Getting Vaccinated
MMR vaccine rates in two areas in the Pacific Northwest, which has been at the epicenter of a measles outbreak, are surging as people rush to protect themselves and their children from the virus. In Clark County, Washington – where about 50 people have been infected since the outbreak started – more than 6 times as many people were vaccinated for measles from January 13 to February 2 compared to the same period last year, according to a spokesperson for Washington State Department of Health. The rush to receive the MMR vaccine – which inoculates the recipient from measles, mumps and rubella – in Cla...
Source: TIME: Health - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized health onetime washington Source Type: news

Woman's paranoia was actually a rare brain condition that left her hallucinating
A diagnosis of encephalitis, inflammation to the brain, left Evie Moore, 23, of Gloucestershire 'animalistic'. She had become disoreinated in the months before. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother suffered delusional symptoms when her immune system attacked her brain
Lorina Gutierrez, 39, from Albuquerque, New Mexico, became aggressive and paranoid, as well as weak and unwell, because of a condition called autoimmune encephalitis in which the brain swells. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Madariaga virus spreads to Haiti
(PLOS) Madariaga virus (MADV), or South American eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV), has -- until now -- been found primarily in animals of South and Central America, with the first human outbreak occurring in Panama in 2010. Now, scientists writing in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases report the identification of MADV in eight children in Haiti in 2015 and 2016. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - January 10, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Common desert shrub found to exhibit potent anti-parasitic activity
(Natural News) Plants are constantly exposed to the threat of various parasites, so they have adapted mechanisms through which they can prevent infestations. Most plants produce anti-parasitic compounds that continue to induce their effects even when used by humans, so they have potential use as natural remedies for parasite-related diseases like giardiasis and encephalitis. Researchers from... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A versatile vaccine that can protect mice from emerging tick-borne viruses
(Cell Press) A group of researchers led by Michael Diamond of Washington University in St. Louis have developed a vaccine that is effective in mice against Powassan virus, an emerging tick-borne virus that can cause life-threatening encephalitis in humans. They also show that the vaccine produces antibodies that can protect the mice against other, related tick-transmitted flaviviruses. Their findings appear Dec. 18 in the journal Cell Reports. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - December 18, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Ovarian Dermoids and Autoimmune Encephalitis Ovarian Dermoids and Autoimmune Encephalitis
A woman with rapidly worsening neuropsychiatric symptoms? Keep ovarian dermoid tumor on your radar.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

Vanderbilt discovery could neutralize West Nile virus
(Vanderbilt University Medical Center) Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and colleagues have isolated a human monoclonal antibody that can 'neutralize' the West Nile virus and potentially prevent a leading cause of viral encephalitis (brain inflammation) in the United States. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - November 20, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

St. Louis Encephalitis Virus Reported in a Wisconsin Resident
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced today thata confirmed human case of St. Louis encephalitis virus (SLEV) disease in a resident of Dane County, the first reported case in the state since 1981. SLEV isrelated to West Nile virus (WNV) and, like WNV, is spread to people through the bite of an infected mosquito. SLEV is not transmitted person-to-person. SLEV is rare in Wisconsin...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - November 1, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Consider Neuroinvasive Arboviruses in Differential Dx, CDC Says Consider Neuroinvasive Arboviruses in Differential Dx, CDC Says
Arboviral diseases, such as West Nile virus infections, are a growing concern in the US; physicians should include them in the differential diagnosis of aseptic meningitis and encephalitis, the CDC says.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Autoimmune Dementia Autoimmune Dementia
This review summarizes the available evidence concerning the diagnosis and care of autoimmune and paraneoplastic encephalitis patients with associated cognitive impairment.Seminars in Neurology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Bride-to-be, 25, loses her memory because of a rare brain infection
Fran Geall, 25, from Falmouth in Cornwall, developed encephalitis for no apparent reason in March this year and spent a week in a coma before having to rebuild her life with her fiancée. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus In Michigan, Georgia: What You Should Know
About a third of people who develop Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) die. Others can be left with permanent brain damage. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Michigan resident infected with rare, deadly mosquito-borne virus
The mosquito-borne virus, Eastern equine encephalitis, has a 33 percent fatality rate (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Global Warming Threatens Europe ’ s Public Health
Parched olive groves in northern Croatia, where West Nile Virus has already claimed one victim this year. West Nile Virus infections have sharply increased in Europe this year, the World Health Organisation says, largely due to a longer transmission season in the region which this year saw high temperatures and extended rainy spells followed by dry weather, helping mosquito breeding and propagation. Credit: Ed Holt/IPSBy Ed HoltVIENNA, Sep 13 2018 (IPS)Climate change and health experts are warning of the growing threat to public health in Europe from global warming as rising temperatures help potentially lethal diseases sp...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ed Holt Tags: Climate Change Development & Aid Editors' Choice Environment Europe Featured Headlines Health Population Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) Health and Environment Source Type: news

George Mason researcher part of team awarded $2.5 million grant to fight deadly virus
(George Mason University) Kylene Kehn-Hall, an associate professor in George Mason University's School of Systems Biology within the National Center for Biodefense and Infectious Diseases, is collaborating with scientists from the University of Maryland and QIAGEN, a worldwide provider of molecular technologies and genomics analysis solutions, on a five-year, $2.5 million grant from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency in the hopes of developing remedies to the Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus (VEEV). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Europe facing growing threat of killer tropical diseases such as Zika, dengue fever and  encephalitis
Researchers predict a potential boom in the numbers of Zika, encephalitis, dengue fever and Chikungunya cases as high temperatures and global travel create the perfect storm. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Japanese encephalitis also affects urban areas
(Cirad) Several research results have recently disproved the theory that Japanese encephalitis is limited to rural areas. The work in question, led by CIRAD, has provided new information on the mechanisms involved in the transmission, persistence and spread of this emerging disease. Half the world's population is now under threat from Japanese encephalitis. Although vaccination remains the best way of protecting humans, according to researchers, various control methods, from targeted vaccination of farmed pigs to vector control, could restrict virus circulation effectively. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - August 23, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

JE is transmitted to pigs as rapidly in Cambodian peri-urban areas as rural areas
(PLOS) Japanese encephalitis (JE) virus, which causes acute encephalitis in Eastern and Southern Asia, is traditionally considered a rural disease. Now, researchers reporting in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases have shown that pigs in a peri-urban and a rural farm were infected by the virus at the same rate. This finding suggests vaccination efforts should be widened to encourage travelers to receive JE virus immunization. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - August 23, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

How to make cheap, but very effective, DIY mosquito traps
(Natural News) Summer usually means going camping or hiking, but pesky mosquitoes can take the fun out of these activities. (h/t to TheSurvivalistBlog.net) Aside from feeding on your blood and causing itchy bites, mosquitoes also spread diseases like encephalitis, malaria, and West Nile fever. Only female mosquitoes require blood and they are attracted to body heat,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boy, 6, is left with seizures and brain swelling after a contracting a virus from a mosquito bite
Noah Surrett, six, from Waynesville, North Carolina, experienced seizures and brain swelling after a mosquito bite left him with a virus known as LaCrosse encephalitis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CU School of Medicine's Kenneth Tyler article in New England Journal of Medicine
(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) Kenneth Tyler, M.D., the Louise Baum Endowed Chair in Neurology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, is author of a review article about acute viral encephalitis in the current issue of The New England Journal of Medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Avoiding the Headache: Laboratory Considerations for Implementation, Utilization, and Interpretation of Multiplex Molecular Panels for the Diagnosis of Meningitis and Encephalitis, Part II
Meningitis and encephalitis are infections of the central nervous system (CNS) that can range in severity from mild and self-limiting to severe and life threatening. These infections can be caued by a number of bacterial, viral, and fungal pathogens. Appropriate management of these infections is dependent upon an accurate and rapid identification of the infecting organism. Despite diagnostic advances with improved detection and turnaround time, currently, the etiological pathogen in central nervous system infections is identified in only 30 to 50% of symptomatic patients. (Source: Clinical Microbiology Newsletter)
Source: Clinical Microbiology Newsletter - July 21, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Blake W. Buchan Source Type: news

Avoiding the Headache: Laboratory Considerations for Implementation, Utilization, and Interpretation of Multiplex Molecular Panels for the Diagnosis of Meningitis and Encephalitis, Part I
Meningitis and encephalitis are infections of the central nervous system (CNS) that can range in severity from mild and self-limiting to severe and life threatening. These infections can be caused by a number of bacterial, viral, and fungal pathogens. Appropriate management of these infections is dependent upon an accurate and rapid identification of the infecting organism. Despite diagnostic advances with improved detection and turnaround time, currently, the etiological pathogen in central nervous system infections is identified in only 30 to 50% of symptomatic patients. (Source: Clinical Microbiology Newsletter)
Source: Clinical Microbiology Newsletter - July 11, 2018 Category: Microbiology Authors: Blake W. Buchan Source Type: news

Rotary Convention
Mr Ian Riseley, President of Rotary International, My fellow Rotarians, (Source: WHO Director-General speeches)
Source: WHO Director-General speeches - June 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: director-general [subject], director-general [subject], director-general [subject], poliomyelitis [subject], polio, poliovirus, polio encephalitis Source Type: news

Receptor antibodies are found in a small subgroup of patients with first-episode psychosis, but their clinical relevance is unknown
Antineuronal antibody-mediated encephalitis frequently presents with prominent psychiatric features. It has been hypothesised that antineuronal antibodies may play a pathophysiological role in subgroups of patients with psychotic disorders. Whereas a few large studies find a similar prevalence of antineuronal antibodies in patients with psychotic disorders, other psychiatric disorders and healthy controls,1 2 there is some evidence of an increased prevalence of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (NMDAR) antibodies in patients with first-episode psychosis.3 4 In their present study, the authors aimed to (1) investigate the preva...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What You Should Know About the Nipah Virus Outbreak
Ten people in the South Indian state of Kerala have died after being infected by the Nipah virus, an emerging disease thought to be spread by fruit bats and other animals. Here’s what you should know about the outbreak. What is the Nipah virus? The Nipah virus is a highly contagious and deadly virus that was first identified in 1999 when pig farmers in Malaysia and Singapore became very sick. During that outbreak, nearly 300 people were infected, and more than 100 people died. To stop the outbreak, authorities had to euthanize over one million pigs. Since then, the virus has been identified in outbreaks in Bangladesh...
Source: TIME: Health - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized healthytime public health Source Type: news

It's not just their hooligans you need to worry about!
The Encephalitis Society claimed the ticks can be found in  Kaliningrad, Volgograd and Nizhny Novgorod - where England are to play their three group games. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Causes Hyponatremia?
Discussion Normal kidneys regulate water balance to maintain a plasma osmolality of 275-290 mOsm/kg normally. Thirst and arginine vasopressin or antidiuretic hormone (ADH) are the primary regulators of plasma osmolality. ADH is made in the hypothalamus and released by the posterior pituitary gland. ADH acts on the kidney’s distal collecting duct to increase water reabsorption. ADH is appropriately released in hypovolemic states, such as dehydration caused by gastroenteritis. ADH has an ~10 minute half-life and therefore can respond to rapid changes in volume status. Sodium balance is regulated by aldosterone (as part...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 23, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Treatment for male anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis patients
(Bentham Science Publishers) Treatments for the anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis usually include steroids, intravenous immunoglobulin, plasma exchange, plasmapheresis, rituximab, cyclophosphamide and tumor resection. The researchers aimed to compare the efficacy of the treatments including intravenous immunoglobulin, plasma exchange, plasmapheresis, rituximab or cyclophosphamide for male anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis patients without tumor and to discuss potential biomarkers for this disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 14, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

A diagnosis you can ’t afford to miss
4 out of 5 stars Antibody-Mediated Encephalitis. Dalmau J, Graus F. N Engl J Med 2018 Mar 1;378:840-851. Reference TPR has posted before about anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis, a must-know, can’t-miss, humbling diagnosis that is distressingly easy to overlook. Although it is not a toxicologic condition, all toxicologists and emergency physicians should be thoroughly familiar with its presentation and clinical course. Let me explain why. NMDAR encephalitis often begins with behavioral changes, mood swings, and memory deficits in relatively young patients. According to this somewhat technical but excellent review, ...
Source: The Poison Review - March 2, 2018 Category: Toxicology Authors: Leon Gussow Tags: Medical anbitody-mediated encephalitis anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis brain on fire diagnosis Source Type: news

MS Drug Daclizumab Pulled from Worldwide Market
(MedPage Today) -- Inflammatory encephalitis, meningoencephalitis reported in Europe (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - March 2, 2018 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Mother who thought she had flu had a rare brain condition
Hannah Joels, 35, from Leicestershire, was left critically ill in hospital after suffering encephalitis. Her condition was so severe that she couldn ’t even recognise her two-year-old daughter, India (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What is the Besinger Score?
Discussion Myasthenia gravis (MG) is a rare disease in the pediatric population. The incidence depends on the population studied but is estimated at 1-9/1 million/year. It was first described by William Heinrich Erb in 1879. The cause is autoantibodies against components of the post-synaptic membrane of the neuromuscular junction, usually against the acetylcholine binding receptor (AChR). It can occur at any age but is more common in the adult population. Juvenile patients (0-19 years) are divided into prepubertal (12 years) who have disease presentations similar to the adult population. In adults there are 5 grades: ocula...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - February 19, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Statement of the Sixteenth IHR Emergency Committee Regarding the International Spread of Poliovirus
14 February 2017 – The sixteenth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the international spread of poliovirus was convened by the Director General on 7 February 2018 at WHO headquarters with members, advisers and invited member states attending via tel econference. (Source: WHO news)
Source: WHO news - February 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: poliomyelitis [subject], polio, poliovirus, polio encephalitis, poliomyelitis [subject], polio, poliovirus, polio encephalitis Source Type: news

When the body attacks the brain: Immune system often to blame for encephalitis, study finds
(Mayo Clinic) Encephalitis caused by the immune system attacking the brain is similar in frequency to encephalitis from infections, Mayo Clinic researchers report in Annals of Neurology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news