• pneumonia in children
  • citation needed] In 2005, she joined The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health to lead Communications & Strategy for the Hib Initiative, a GAVI-funded project with an aim to accelerate and sustain decisions regarding Hib vaccines to help prevent meningitis and pneumonia in children. (wikipedia.org)
  • strains
  • The original seven-valent formulation contains serotypes 4, 6B, 9V, 14, 18C, 19F, and 23F, and results in a 98% probability of protection against these strains, which caused 80% of the pneumococcal disease in infants in the US. (wikipedia.org)
  • disease
  • He confirmed that pneumococcal meningitis was the classical disease for producing deafness. (wikipedia.org)
  • A lumber puncture showed he had pneumococcal meningitis, the most deadly form of the disease. (freethesaurus.com)
  • Researchers believe that omega-3 fatty acids may help reduce the risk of heart disease by making the blood less sticky and less likely to form dangerous intravenous or arterial clots. (wordpress.com)
  • People with a compromised immune system, such as those living with HIV, are also at higher risk of pneumococcal disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since Dayman first got involved with the meningitis cause in 1982, significant breakthroughs have been made in combating the disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • In fact, there is evidence that routine childhood vaccination reduces the burden of pneumococcal disease in adults and especially high-risk adults, such as those living with HIV/AIDS. (wikipedia.org)
  • deficits
  • Meningitis can lead to serious long-term consequences such as deafness, epilepsy, hydrocephalus, or cognitive deficits, especially if not treated quickly. (wikipedia.org)
  • laboratory
  • It was established in 1999 to fund a £500,000 dedicated meningitis research laboratory in the School of Medical Sciences at University of Bristol. (wikipedia.org)
  • protein
  • Through reductive amination, the sugars are directly conjugated to the protein carrier CRM197 to form the glycoconjugate. (wikipedia.org)
  • lethal
  • In 1928 Frederick Griffith demonstrated transformation of life turning harmless pneumococcus into a lethal form by co-inoculating the live pneumococci into a mouse along with heat-killed virulent pneumococci. (wikipedia.org)
  • injection
  • Two long-acting forms benzathine benzylpenicillin and procaine benzylpenicillin are available for use by injection into a muscle. (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • Other signs commonly associated with meningitis include photophobia (intolerance to bright light) and phonophobia (intolerance to loud noises). (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • Only a well-designed, prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled study, conducted in centers where optimal supportive care can be provided, will determine the potential benefit, if any, of dexamethasone in patients with pneumococcal meningitis. (aappublications.org)
  • among
  • One of the richest sources of alpha linolenic acid (ALA), the plant form of Omega-3, walnuts are unique among nuts and popular whole foods [v]. A one ounce serving of walnuts provides 2.57 grams of ALA, the plant form omega-3s, which is above the dietary reference intake (DRI) set by the National Academies' Institute of Medicine. (wordpress.com)