The Netter Collection of Medical Illustrations: Nervous System, Volume 7, Part 1 - Brain e-Book

The Netter Collection of Medical Illustrations: Nervous System, Volume 7, Part 1 – Brain e-Book

Brain, Part 1 of The Netter Collection of Medical Illustrations: Nervous System, 2nd Edition, provides a highly visual guide to this complex organ, from basic neurodevelopment, neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, and cognition to classic disorders including to epilepsy, hypothalamus/pituitary with disorders of consciousness and sleep, movement disorders, cerebellum, stroke, multiple sclerosis, neurologic infections, neuro-oncology, headaches, and brain […]

Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk: Suicide and Traumatic Brain Injury

Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk: Suicide and Traumatic Brain Injury

This ebook explores the enormous risk for suicide among individuals affected by traumatic brain injury (TBI). Research reviewed here indicates that severe brain damage and alteration in executive dysfunction may represent a compelling link with suicidal ideation. The ebook summarizes how health-care professionals are examining the forces that play an integral role in suicidal behavior. […]

From Quinlan to Schiavo: Medical, Ethical, And Legal Issues in Severe Brain Injury.

From Quinlan to Schiavo: Medical, Ethical, And Legal Issues in Severe Brain Injury.

The battle over the life and death of Terri Schiavo was only the most recent medical ethics case to catch the public’s attention. This case asked both the individuals involved and our society in general to make moral judgments about the appropriateness of a decision to maintain or withdraw life-sustaining treatment. As a practicing medical […]

Effect of Pranayama & Yoga-Asana on Cognitive Brain Functions in Type 2 Diabetes-P3 Event Related Evoked Potential (Erp) (Report)

Effect of Pranayama & Yoga-Asana on Cognitive Brain Functions in Type 2 Diabetes-P3 Event Related Evoked Potential (Erp) (Report)

Diabetes mellitus (DM) are a group of metabolic disorders that share the common phenotype of hyperglycemia, polydipsia, polyuria and polyphagia. Although peripheral and autonomic neuropathy is a common complication of DM, the central nervous system (CNS) does not seem to be spared either. In the past few years, CNS involvement in DM has received a […]

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 […]