Posts Tagged ‘Meningitis’

Meningitis Explained

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Meningitis is the medical term for inflammation of the meninges, the coverings of the brain. The meninges form three layers, namely the outer dura mater, middle pia mater, and inner arachnoid. Various organisms have been found to be capable of causing meningitis in humans. Streptococcus pneumoniae, Neisseria meningitidis, and Hemophilus influenzae are the species of [...]

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Are air-conditioners safe?

Monday, August 30th, 2010

  Air-conditioners could be adding to our comfort levels, but did you know that they could be responsible for spreading quite a few airborne diseases, including some deadly ones like meningitis and pneumonitis? It has been found that air-conditioning units tend to gather various kinds of germs within them.  Since, an air-conditioned room needs to [...]

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