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Water Isn’t Transported To The Brain In The Way We Think

Every single day, half a liter or so of water flows from the blood to the brain to reinforce the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) –...

MAGNIMS Criteria Is Superior McDonald MRI Criteria For Diagnosing Multiple Sclerosis...

A recently published Sri Lankan study found that MAGNIMS 2016 MRI criteria is superior to McDonald 2010 MRI criteria in specificity, accuracy, and PPV for diagnosing...
Teach Language to Your Child

Best Period for Teach Language to Your Child

A great deal of evidence suggests that it is more difficult to learn a new language as an adult than as a child, which...

Alzheimer’s Patients’ Brains Activate In Response To Their Favorite Songs

A team from the University of Utah are one step closer to understanding how the powerful link between music, emotion, and memory can be...

Wearing helmets decreases chance of cervical spine injury

Researchers claim wearing a motorcycle helmet decreases the chance of a cervical spine injury, contrary to certain beliefs that state otherwise. The study, led by...

Brain Doesn’t Produce New Neurons After Age 13

The brain's hippocampus stops producing new cells (neurons) by age 13, according to a new study. It had been thought that the hippocampus -- which...

World Autism Awareness Day on April 2

World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) aims to put a spotlight on the hurdles that people with autism – and others living with autism –...

PET Scan is Available from Today Onwards – Apeksha Hospital

The PET Scanner that was purchased with funds from the public has now been set up at the Apeksha Hospital in Maharagama and will...

First International FRCS exam in Neurosurgery in Colombo

A press release announced that the College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka and the Neurosurgeons Association of Sri Lanka announce that the first International...
Vitamin B1 (thiamine) and dementia

Vitamin B1 (thiamine) and dementia

The earliest and perhaps best example of an interaction between nutrition and dementia is related to thiamine (vitamin B1). Throughout the last century, research...

Doctors remove world’s ‘largest brain tumour’

Doctors in India who have removed a 1.8kg (3.9lb) brain tumour from a 31-year-old man say it could be the largest in the world. The...

Newborn babies who suffered stroke regain language function in opposite side...

It's not rare that a baby experiences a stroke around the time it is born. Birth is hard on the brain, as is the...
Blood Test for Concussion

Blood Test for Concussion – FDA Approved

A blood test aimed at guiding management of patients suspected of having concussion won FDA approval on Wednesday, the agency said. The test, which measures levels of...
Researches found Nerve centre for Alzheimer’s disease

Researches found Nerve centre for Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have for the first time convincingly shown where in the brain the earliest signs of Alzheimer’s occur. The...
Lymphatics in human brain-MRI

Do Humans Harbor Lymphatics in Brain?

Lymphatic vessels are part of the body’s circulatory system. In most of the body they run alongside blood vessels. They transport lymph, a colorless...
National Guidelines on Paediatrics In Sri Lanka

National Guidelines on Paediatrics In Sri Lanka

National Guidelines on Paediatrics In Sri Lanka Management of central nervous system infection in children Management of nephrotic syndrome in children Management of seizures in children Management of...
National Guidelines In Surgery

National Guidelines In Surgery By College of Surgeons Sri Lanka –...

National Guidelines In Surgery By Sri Lankan College of Surgeons 2007  BooK1 Management of a patient with acute...

Management of Stroke

Management of Stroke

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