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Peering Inside the Skull of a Mouse to Solve Meningitis Mystery

NEW YORK—NYU Langone Medical Center scientists and their collaborators at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, Calif., have discovered an unexpected cause for the fatal seizures seen in mice with viral meningitis, an infection of the central nervous system, according to a study published in the journal Nature. The finding may lead to a new way of thinking about how the human immune system responds to viral diseases.  ... (read more)

 

       
 

 

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