Encephalitis is an acute inflammation of the brain.
Researchers have designed a laboratory test that can detect the microbial miscreant affecting patients hospitalized with serious infections in just six hours.
In response to a changing climate, populations of plants and animals move to more hospitable locations. Predicting where species will end up, and how New England farmers and rural communities need to plan and adapt accordingly is the focus of a new interdisciplinary research initiative led by the University of Maine.
A new study shows how the immune system has a damaging effect on a severe brain condition, which is most commonly caused by the cold sore virus.
A clinical case of Japanese encephalitis is diagnosed in over 68,000 individuals every year, leading to the death of one in four of these affected patients.
Viruses are responsible for causing many different diseases, with the present coronavirus pandemic being one such example. Hence, these infectious agents are part of the human experience all through their lives.