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Nervous System

The nervous system is made of two parts viz. Central Nervous System (CNS) and the Peripheral Nervous System (PNS). CNS is made of Brain {cerebrum, brainstem and cerebellum} and spinal cord. The PNS is made of nerves and neural ganglia. Further, the meninges {three membranes that envelop the brain and spinal cord) are also a ..

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Unusual symptoms from COVID-19Unusual symptoms from COVID-19

After the loss of sense of smell and taste, doctors have now identified neurological syndromes in a subset of COVID-19 patients. Encephalopathy Neurologists have identified that a small subset of COVID-19 patients are exhibiting neurological symptoms. They are presenting neurological symptoms called encephalopathy- an umbrella term for brain dysfunction arising due to various causes. Doctors ..



2017 World Spine Day (WSD)

The World Spine Day (WSD) is observed every year on October 16 to raise awareness about spinal disorders as part of the Bone and Joint Decade’s Action Week. The 2017 theme “Your Back In Action” is highlighting the importance of physical activity and improving posture as part of good spinal health and prevention of injury.


AIIMS to assist in setting up Multiple Sclerosis database

The Neurology centre at All India Medical Institute of Sciences (AIIMS) will aid in building a National Registry for Multiple Sclerosis (MS).It will help in maintenance of epidemiological data of MS patients from across India for evidence based research, treatment, and education. What is Multiple Sclerosis? Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that affects brain ..