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 [1144 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Why are Antibiotics Overprescribed for Meningitis Treatment?

Meningitis is a relatively rare disease, with our estimates for the incidence of meningitis in the UK being about 3.2 cases of meningitis per 100,000 adults. Crucially, bacterial meningitis is linked ...

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.

Meningitis in Newborns: What to Look Out For

Claire is Evidence & Policy Manager at the UK and international charity Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF). She discusses the signs and symptoms of meningitis in newborns, and the aims for the recen...

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...

Teenagers urged to take part in meningitis B vaccine trial – BBC News

BBC NewsTeenagers urged to take part in meningitis B vaccine trialBBC NewsTeenagers in Great Britain are being asked to take part in a study to learn if immunising them against meningitis B could prot...

Toddler who lost arms and legs to meningitis can finally come home – Metro

MetroToddler who lost arms and legs to meningitis can finally come homeMetroA baby who spent nine months in hospital after losing all her limbs to meningitis is finally able to come home. Kia Gott, on...

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.

PubMed Articles [2673 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

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 ...

Management of acute meningitis.

Acute meningitis remains a devastating disease. Clinicians need a low threshold for suspecting meningitis, to undertake appropriate investigations and provide treatment in a timely manner, to minimise...

Burden of bacterial meningitis in India: Preliminary data from a hospital based sentinel surveillance network.

Worldwide, acute bacterial meningitis is a major cause of high morbidity and mortality among under five children, particularly in settings where vaccination for H. influenzae type b, S. pneumoniae and...

EMS Physician-Performed Clinical Interventions in the Field.

Clinical Trials [2735 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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