Julius Caesar (100-44 Bc)--Did He Have a Brain Tumour?(History of Medicine)

Julius Caesar (100-44 Bc)–Did He Have a Brain Tumour?(History of Medicine)

Julius Caesar was one of the outstanding leaders of antiquity. Perhaps best remembered for his military achievements, he was also a cultured person, a writer and historian, outstanding orator and statesman who, through his constitutional reforms, paved the way for the founding of the Roman Empire. It is less well known that progressive illness plagued […]

Alteration of Brain Monoamines & EEG Wave Pattern in Rat Model of Alzheimer's Disease & Protection by Moringa Oleifera (Electroencephalography) (Report)

Alteration of Brain Monoamines & EEG Wave Pattern in Rat Model of Alzheimer’s Disease & Protection by Moringa Oleifera (Electroencephalography) (Report)

Background & objectives: The monoaminergic systems which exert a modulatory role in memory processing, are disturbed in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and Moringa oleifera (MO) has been shown to exert its effect in CNS by altering the brain monoamines. The present study aims to see whether chronic oral treatment of ethanolic extract of MO leaves can […]

Blood Brain Barrier

Blood Brain Barrier

Hard working second year pediatric resident Dr. Eric Egan was just trying to get through one of his overnight emergency room shifts, when he was called to see a young baby with early signs of bacterial meningitis. Despite his frantic efforts the baby worsened and ended up in brain dead in the Pediatric Intensive Care […]

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Toolkit

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Toolkit

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a complex condition for which limited research exists. The recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan have resulted in numerous service members returning home after sustaining TBI, and healthcare providers scrambling to find resources on how to treat them. This toolkit is a comprehensive source of inventories and therapy options for […]

Cognitive Rehabilitation Following Traumatic Brain Injury (Update) (Report)

Cognitive Rehabilitation Following Traumatic Brain Injury (Update) (Report)

The last decade has shown a rapid expansion in the provision of acute rehabilitation services for patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) in South Africa, with a growing awareness of the problems associated with such injuries and recognition of the need for structured therapy programmes to maximise functional outcomes after injury. However, as a sub-specialty […]