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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...