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Meningitis

Definition Meningitis is a condition characterized by high fever, stiffness of neck, altered consciousness, confusion due to inflammatory changes of the protective membrane, meninges, surrounding the brain and [Read More ...]

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Definition Brain injury due to trauma is known as traumatic brain injury (TBI) and commonly occurs due to falls, road traffic accidents and abuse. This type of injury can occur immediately after the trauma [Read More ...]

Atherosclerosis (Arteriosclerosis)

What is atherosclerosis? Atherosclerosis is a condition where elasticity of the arterial walls are lost leading to hardening and narrowing of the artery reducing the blood flow.  It is also known as [Read More ...]

Alzhermer’s Disease (AD)

Definition Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is one of the most common forms of dementia characterized by loss of cognitive functions including memory, attention, understanding, speaking and decision making. The [Read More ...]

Schizophrenia

Definition Schizophrenia is a psychiatric disorder in which there is irrational interpretation of reality by the patient marked by psychosis. Symptoms of hallucination and delusions are usually present but the [Read More ...]
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