15 die in India in latest meningitis outbreak An outbreak of bacterial meningitis in India has caused one more death bringing the total number of lives misplaced to 15. A wellness official in the Indian capital says that 120 individuals were becoming treated for the disease in hospitals in New Delhi, and maximum efforts were being designed to prevent the spread of the condition. An interview with Professor Lesley JonesBrain wellness: how can you decrease cognitive decline? An interview with Heather Snyder, Ph.D.An enormous advertising campaign has been mounted with health workers carrying out a house-to-house program to inform people about its symptoms and prevention. Meningitis can be an inflammation of the lining around the brain and spinal cord that causes fever, head aches and a stiff throat.The scholarly study didn’t look at known reasons for the decline, but other study has exposed a belief among doctors and the public that treatment can not work. However, Dr. Mark Willenbring, director of the institute’s Division of Treatment and Recovery Research, said evidence indicates that substance-abuse treatment is more effective than treatments for most medical disorders. Three common approaches to treating alcoholism are 12-step applications, cognitive behavioral therapy and motivational improvement therapy. Medicines such as Antabuse, naltrexone and Campral might help in conjunction with counseling also, he said.