Amoebic Meningitis, or also known as Primary Amoebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM), is a dangerous brain inflammatory disease. The infection is brought about by a specific type of free- living amoeba called the Naegleria fowleri. Naegleria fowleri, a “brain eating amoeba,” develops in warm, stagnant water such as lakes and rivers with temperature at 25°C - 40°C. Swimming […]
Meningitis is an infectious disease characterized by swelling of the meninges, or the fluid and membrances enveloping both the brain and spinal cord. What are its symptoms, causes, and treatment? Can this be prevented? Read on to learn more.