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Brain herniation: causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment.

Overview of the Brain  and it's CT Images Brain herniation is also called Cerebral herniation, Brain herniation refers to displacement of a portion of the...

Hypothalamus: Diagram, functions and Associated Diseases

Hypothalamus Overview The hypothalamus is a small (about the size of an almond) region located directly above the brainstem. It is buried deep within the...

Amygdala: It importance and How does it work

The amygdala is a collection of nuclei found deep within the temporal lobe of the Brain. The term amygdala comes from Latin and translates...

Caffeine: It effect on Your Brain And Body

What Caffeine Does to Your Body And Brain Many of us can't start our day without a jolt of caffeine. Various caffeinated drinks affect your...

Understanding your menstrual cycle

What is the menstrual cycle? The menstrual cycle is what your body goes through to get ready for pregnancy. This menstrual cycle is the time...

mid brain: Anatomy, origins, Function and Vasculature

Mid brain, it is part brain stem (also known as the mesencephalon) is the most superior of the three regions of the brain stem....

Canavan Disease: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Overview Canavan disease is a hereditary condition that prevents the brain’s nerve cells (neurons) from properly sending and receiving information. Although this fatal neurological condition can...

Cranial Nerves: Every thing About Cranial Nerves

Overview of cranial nerves The cranial nerves are a set of 12 paired nerves that arise directly from the brain. The first two nerves (olfactory and optic) arise...

Brain Ventricles: Formation of cerebrospinal fluid(CSF)

The Ventricles of the Brain The Brain Ventricles are structures that produce cerebrospinal fluid, and transport it around the cranial cavity. They are lined by ependymal...

Clinical Question: Grades of deep tendon reflexes

Which of the following grades of deep tendon reflexes best describes a patient with transient and intermittent clonus? a.Grade 0 b.Grade 1+ ...

Basal Ganglia: nuclei, Functions and It’s Vasculature

Basal Ganglia Overview The basal ganglia consists of a number of subcortical nuclei. The grouping of these nuclei is related to function rather than...

Hypoglossal Nerve: Cranial Nerve XII, Origin, Courses

Overview of  Hypoglossal Nerve XII Hypoglossal nerve is a motor cranial nerve for the muscles of the tongue. It is the last cranial nerve. So,If...
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Insula: Location, what is the insula and what does it do?

Where is the insula? The insula is a small region of the cerebral cortex located deep within the lateral sulcus, which is a large fissure...

What Is an Anal Fistula, Causes, Diagnosis and others.

Overview An anal fistula is a tunnel that runs from inside the anus. the hole your body uses to get rid of solid waste -- to somewhere...

What could Cause Bedwetting?

Overview Bedwetting is the loss of bladder control during the night. The medical term for bedwetting is nocturnal (nighttime) enuresis. Bedwetting can be an uncomfortable issue, but...

Medulla Oblongata

The medulla oblongata (medulla) is one of the three regions that make up the brainstem. It is the most inferior of the three and is...