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Parkinson’s disease

The Parkinson’s disease is a brain disorder that is caused due to neuron damage and drop in dopamine levels. Its symptoms include a trembling limbs, slow movements, stiff muscles, involuntary actions and loss of balance. The elderly around the age of 60 is the most vulnerable to this ailment. Researchers have recently developed a new ..


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 ..


Apollo Hospitals unveiled an advanced centre for movement disorders

Apollo Hospitals has unveiled an advanced centre for movement disorders in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. It will provide medical and surgical treatment for patients affected by various movement disorders including Parkinson’s Disease. It would offer Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) surgeries and other services to treat a wide spectrum of diseases such as Parkinson’s Disease, cerebral palsy, ..