National Meningitis Association, Inc Company Profile

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The National Meningitis Association, Inc. (NMA) is a national non-profit public charity established in February, 2001. The primary goal of NMA is to increase protection from meningitis and meningococcal disease. The founding directors are Candie Benn from California, Lynn Bozof from Georgia, Mike Kepferle from Maryland, Nancy Springer from New York, and Carolyn Waghorne from Texas. Each of the directors was affected personally by the tragedy of meningococcal disease attacking one of their children.


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News Articles [1103 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Medical News Today: What is aseptic meningitis?

Learn all about aseptic meningitis, a form of meningitis not caused by bacteria. We look at what does cause it, the symptoms, and treatment options.

Medical News Today: Meningitis in babies: What you need to know

What are the symptoms of meningitis in babies? Is it curable? How can you protect your child? Learn all about meningitis in babies in this article.

[Articles] Cerebral tryptophan metabolism and outcome of tuberculous meningitis: an observational cohort study

Cerebral tryptophan metabolism, which is known to affect Mycobacterium tuberculosis growth and CNS inflammation, is important for the outcome of tuberculous meningitis. CSF tryptophan concentrations i...

Medical News Today: What are the effects of meningitis? 22 symptoms

Many people recover from meningitis with proper medical treatment, but some people may have lifelong effects. Learn about how meningitis affects the body.

2021 Meningitis Diagnostics Market: USA, Europe, JapanSupplier Shares, Test Volume and Sales Forecasts by Country and Market SegmentHospitals, Commercial and Public Health Labs, POC Locations [Report Updated: 23102017] Prices from USD $950

This report presents test volumes, sale forecasts and supplier shares for the US, Europe France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK and Japan. The report provides volume and sales forecasts for Meningitis test...

EEF receives award for the Best National Association at European awards

The manufacturers’ organisation, EEF, has won the award for the Best National Association at the European Association Awards, 2018, that were held in Brussels earlier this month (February).

‘Healthy’ teen dies from Meningitis B which wasn’t covered by NHS jab he had four months earlier –'Healthy' teen dies from Meningitis B which wasn't covered by NHS jab he had four months fit and healthy teenager tragically died from Meningitis B - which was not cov...

Teenager dies from strain of meningitis not covered by routine NHS jabs – days after mistaking it for flu – The Sun

The SunTeenager dies from strain of meningitis not covered by routine NHS jabs – days after mistaking it for fluThe SunA TEENAGER died from meningitis just three days after falling ill and mistaking...

PubMed Articles [2671 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of acute bacterial meningitis.

Acute bacterial meningitis is a severe infectious disease of the central nervous system. Its incidence decreases but lethality and sequelae remain high. The early initiation of appropriate treatment i...

Deep coal mining and meningococcal meningitis in England and Wales, 1931-38: Ecological study, with implications for deep shaft mining activities worldwide.

The hypothesized role of deep coal mining in the development of community-based outbreaks of meningococcal meningitis has gone largely unexplored. Taking the coalfields of Britain as a historical tes...

Association between TLR2 + 2477G/A polymorphism and bacterial meningitis: a meta-analysis.

Toll-like receptor 2 (TLR2) is a key member of TLRs, which is crucial in the initial inflammatory response against bacteria. TLR2, is also the initial barrier against bacterial infection and plays an ...

Cryptococcal meningitis in apparently immunocompetent patients: association with idiopathic CD4+ lymphopenia.

We present two cases of cryptococcal meningitis in people subsequently diagnosed with idiopathic CD4+ lymphopenia. Both presented with new onset headaches without sinister features and were sent home ...

Differential diagnosis of scrub typhus meningitis from tuberculous meningitis using clinical and laboratory features.

The involvement of the central nervous system in the form of meningitis or meningoencephalitis is common in scrub typhus and is an important differential diagnosis of other lymphocytic meningitis like...

Clinical Trials [2584 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Vitamin d Levels in Children With Bacterial Meningitis

The purpose of this study is to determine whether deficiency of Vitamin D has association with outcomes of children with bacterial meningitis.

Diagnostic Performance of Clinical Signs Patients Suspected of Meningitis to Emergencies

Meningitis are serious infections. Evidenced by high rates of mortality and sequelae. However, these diseases have a relatively small impact. Also physician services Home Emergencies they ...

Ciprofloxacin for the Prevention of Meningococcal Meningitis 2018

The trial is an interventional, cluster-randomized trial to assess the impact of oral ciprofloxacin for household and community contacts of meningitis cases on the incidence of meningitis ...

DepoCyt for Active Lymphomatous or Leukemic Meningitis

The purpose of this study is to determine the response rate of lymphomatous meningitis or leukemic meningitis to DepoCyt. The safety of DepoCyt, the number of people who respond well to t...

Characterization and Differential Diagnosis of Postneurosurgical Meningitis

Meningitis is a rare complication following neurosurgical procedures and is associated with high morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study is to describe the clinical characteristics...

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National Meningitis Association, Inc

The National Meningitis Association, Inc. (NMA) is a national non-profit public charity established in February, 2001. The primary goal of NMA is to increase protection from meningitis and meningococc...

Meningitis Angels

Meningitis Angels is a national nonprofit organization founded in memory of Ryan Wayne Milley, the only child of Bob and Frankie Milley. Ryan's life was taken at age 18, as a resu...

Meningitis Trust

The Meningitis Trust started in 1986 and, since then, has supported people as they face life after meningitis. It provides the widest range of free services and community-based support for people ...

National Meningitis Association

National Pharmacy Association

The National Pharmacy Association (NPA) - which represents the professional and commercial interests of the owners of some 11,000 community pharmacies in the UK.The National Pharmacy Association is a ...

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Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...

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