Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Tag: Neurology/Neurosurgery

Teach Language to Your Child

Best Period for Teach Language to Your Child

A great deal of evidence suggests that it is more difficult to learn a new language as an adult than as a child, which...

Alzheimer’s Patients’ Brains Activate In Response To Their Favorite Songs

A team from the University of Utah are one step closer to understanding how the powerful link between music, emotion, and memory can be...

Wearing helmets decreases chance of cervical spine injury

Researchers claim wearing a motorcycle helmet decreases the chance of a cervical spine injury, contrary to certain beliefs that state otherwise. The study, led by...

Brain Doesn’t Produce New Neurons After Age 13

The brain's hippocampus stops producing new cells (neurons) by age 13, according to a new study. It had been thought that the hippocampus -- which...

World Autism Awareness Day on April 2

World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) aims to put a spotlight on the hurdles that people with autism – and others living with autism –...

PET Scan is Available from Today Onwards – Apeksha Hospital

The PET Scanner that was purchased with funds from the public has now been set up at the Apeksha Hospital in Maharagama and will...

First International FRCS exam in Neurosurgery in Colombo

A press release announced that the College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka and the Neurosurgeons Association of Sri Lanka announce that the first International...
Vitamin B1 (thiamine) and dementia

Vitamin B1 (thiamine) and dementia

The earliest and perhaps best example of an interaction between nutrition and dementia is related to thiamine (vitamin B1). Throughout the last century, research...

Doctors remove world’s ‘largest brain tumour’

Doctors in India who have removed a 1.8kg (3.9lb) brain tumour from a 31-year-old man say it could be the largest in the world. The...

Newborn babies who suffered stroke regain language function in opposite side...

It's not rare that a baby experiences a stroke around the time it is born. Birth is hard on the brain, as is the...
Blood Test for Concussion

Blood Test for Concussion – FDA Approved

A blood test aimed at guiding management of patients suspected of having concussion won FDA approval on Wednesday, the agency said. The test, which measures levels of...
Researches found Nerve centre for Alzheimer’s disease

Researches found Nerve centre for Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have for the first time convincingly shown where in the brain the earliest signs of Alzheimer’s occur. The...
Lymphatics in human brain-MRI

Do Humans Harbor Lymphatics in Brain?

Lymphatic vessels are part of the body’s circulatory system. In most of the body they run alongside blood vessels. They transport lymph, a colorless...

Surgery – Guidelines

Management of a patient with acute abdominal pain Management of Goitre Evaluation of Haematuria Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS) Management of Upper Gastro-Intestinal Tract Bleeding Management of a Patient...

Medicine – Guidelines

Screening Guidelines Chronic Kidney Disease Sri Lanka – 2017 Triage of Fever Patients with Suspected Dengue and Criteria for Admission -06/2017 Zika Virus Infection 2016 –...

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