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IIIT Hyderabad’s researchers creates first-ever ‘Indian Brain Atlas (IBA)’
The researchers at the International Institute of Information Technology-Hyderabad (IIITH) have created the first ever Indian Brain Atlas (IBA). They stated that the average Indian brain is smaller in height, width, and volume as compared to the western and eastern population like the Chinese and Korean. The immediate implication of this finding can be seen ..
Topics: Aging-associated diseases • Alzheimer's disease • Cognitive disorders • Cognitive reserve • Dementia • Health • Learning disabilities • Medicine • Parkinson's disease • Psychiatric diagnosis • Psychiatry • RTT
2019 edition of Autistic Pride Day (APD)
The Autistic Pride Day (APD) is observed every year on 18th of June to recognise the importance of pride for autistics and understands it not as a disease but as a difference. Autism or Autism Spectrum Disability is a range of complex neurodevelopment disorders characterized by social impairments, communication difficulties, restrictive and repetitive pattern of ..
Topics: Abnormal psychology • Asperger syndrome • Aspies For Freedom • Autism • Autism rights movement • Autistic Pride Day • Causes of autism • Health • Learning disabilities • Psychiatric diagnosis • Psychiatry • RTT
World Alzheimer’s Day observed globally
September 21 is World Alzheimer’s Day. The day is observed to spread awareness about Alzheimer’s disease across the globe. What is Alzheimer’s disease? Alzheimer’s disease is most common form of dementia (loss of memory). The disease, caused by the degeneration of brain cells and nerves, impacts functioning of the brain, affecting day-to-day activities in its ..
Month: Current Affairs - September, 2012
Topics: Alzheimer's disease • Aphasias • Branches of biology • Central nervous system disease • Cognitive disorders • Dementia • Learning disabilities • Memory disorder • Neuroscience • Psychiatric diagnosis • Psychiatry • RTT • September 2012