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Negative Effects of Scoliosis Disease

Scoliosis, though prevalent, is unknown to a more significant part of the world population. This occurrence is rather alarming because of its prevalence in...

Can A New Technology Called CRMA Diagnose The Cause of Your...

What is causing your chronic back pain? For most, the answer is unknown. With spinal pain the most common cause of the pain is...

Will My MS Diagnosis Keep Me From Living A Full Life?

Getting a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS) is a scary moment. It's a chronic neurological disease that's difficult to diagnose and has...

Types and Levels of Spinal Cord Injury

A very large number of people across the world are living with spinal cord injury. In the USA alone, an estimated 290,000...

Spinal Anesthesia: A Step-by-Step Procedure Guide

ARTICLE DATAAuthor: Usman Shah Reviewer : Burhan Ahmed, MBBSSpecialty Editor: Col. Mansoor-Ul-Haq FCPS AnesthesiologySpinal anesthesia refers to the technique whereby local anesthetics are administered in the cerebro-spinal fluid in...

Upper Motor Neurones (UMN) vs Lower Motor Neurone (LMN) Lesions

All the neurons contributing to the pyramidal and extrapyramidal systems should be called upper motor neurons (UMN). The anterior horn cells and the related neurons...

Is the patient brain dead?

AN INTERESTING CASE A 30 year old female was found unconscious  with weak pulse and apnea (Respiratory rate=0). The paramedics completed the Airway, Breathing & Circulation (ABC)....

Body’s ‘Clock’ Gene May Play Role in Depression

Depression may be linked to increased activity in the gene that regulates the body's 24-hour (circadian) clock, the results of a study suggest.Researchers collected...