Brain & Neurology

Thyroid Cancer (Papillary Carcinoma)

Papillary carcinoma of the thyroid is the most typical cancer of the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is located inside the front of the lower neck.

Updated: February 20, 2017 — 3:53 am

Brain Aneurysm Prognosis and Survival Rate

Can you die from brain aneurysm? An aneurysm is a balloon-like bulge that happens in a weak blood vessel, normally at the point where the vessel branches. An aneurysm that forms in the brain is called a cerebral aneurysm.

Updated: February 14, 2017 — 3:55 am

Absence of Coordination

Uncoordinated movement is also known as lack of coordination, coordination problems, or loss (absence) of coordination. The medical term for this issue is ataxia.

Updated: February 14, 2017 — 3:38 am

How Do I Know if My Brain Is Getting Enough Oxygen

Low oxygen in blood called Hypoxemia. Oxygen is one of the most abundant elements in deep space. It’s a bit ironic, then, that people with breathing problems cannot seem to obtain enough of it. The body requires a certain quantity of flowing oxygen in the blood at all times to successfully nurture the cells, tissues […]

Updated: February 14, 2017 — 3:39 am

How Do I Know My Brain Is Bleeding

Medical terminology of a brain bleeding is a brain hemorrhage. A brain hemorrhage is a kind of stroke. It’s caused by an artery in the brain bursting and causing localized bleeding in the surrounding tissues. This bleeding eliminates brain cells.

Updated: February 14, 2017 — 3:56 am

Antisocial Personality Disorder: Causes, Symptoms, Possible Treatment

Definition Antisocial personality disorder is a mental condition where a person has a long-term pattern of controling, making use of, or violating the rights of others. This behavior is typically criminal. Other names of the disorder are┬áSociopathic personality; Sociopathy; Personality disorder – antisocial.

Updated: January 30, 2017 — 4:04 am

Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome

What Is It? Wernicke – Korsakoff syndrome (WKS) is the combined presence of Wernicke’s encephalopathy (WE) and Korsakoff’s syndrome. Due to the close relationship in between these two disorders, people with both are generally detected with WKS, as a single syndrome.

Updated: February 14, 2017 — 3:41 am

Aortic Dissection

Aortic aneurysm - dissecting

Aortic dissection is a severe condition where there is a tear in the wall of the major artery bring blood from the heart (aorta). As the tear extends along the wall of the aorta, blood can flow between the layers of the blood vessel wall (dissection). This can lead to aortic rupture or decreased blood […]

Updated: January 20, 2017 — 12:32 pm

Head MRI: Brain Scanning

Brain MRI Test

A head MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) is an imaging test that uses powerful magnets and radio waves to produce pictures of the brain and surrounding nerve tissues.

Updated: February 14, 2017 — 3:57 am

Head Injury

symptoms of head injuries

What Is Head Trauma? A head injury is any trauma to the scalp, skull, or brain. The injury might be just a small bump on the skull or a severe brain injury.

Updated: January 3, 2017 — 2:36 pm
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