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Category: NEUROLOGY

Can we sing our way out of the disease ?

 “ Music has healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours.” – Elton john   Music has been used as healer innumerable times metaphorically from a very long time. Since the 1800s, music has formed a very crucial part of various treatments. The rhythms can not only […]

ALZHEIMER’S – The little deaths all along the way

ALZHEIMER’S “The little deaths all along the way” Alzheimer’s, A neurodegenerative disease also known as AD, the commonest form of dementia among the elderly. This is not just an old man disease. In India, more than 4 million people are estimated to be suffering from Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia , giving our country […]

Phineas Gage: The Neurosciences’ most famous patient

07/30/2020 Hello readers! Today, we bring to you the case of an erstwhile American railroad worker- Phineas Gage who was injured in an accident during the railroad construction. Why?  Of course, if we have hit this case today, there’s definitely something very special about it. This is a hitherto unprecedented case. This case is one […]

SPIRITUALITY – Treating Mental Health Disorders

“Create a life that feels good on the inside and not just one that looks on outside” Are you Believer or an atheist?  Well the answer doesn’t matter if you know the true meaning of spirituality and how it helps one sail the boat of life in all sorts of life conditions. The increasing rate […]

Joints for the weekend: should you pass them on or let them PASS?

“The most obvious important realities are often the ones that are the hardest to see and talk about” – David Foster Wallace That kick, that high, those oohs and aahs. When the world around you becomes 7-D and slows down, when you can hear colours and see sounds. When you crave that feeling over and […]

Meditation: Belief, Magic or Science?

Meditation (dhyana) origins from the vedic times of ancient India. However our culture is not the only one to practice meditation. The practice of meditation has been prevailing throughout human history among diverse cultures. The word meditation as defined by Latin meditari, means “to engage in contemplation or reflection” however the same is defined as […]

Worms in the heart!!

05/27/2020 Yes, you read that right. In medicine, it is termed as ‘Cardiac Cysticercosis’. Its really disgusting to think of, right? It might be but yes it exists. We will introduce you to this disgusting yet interesting condition in medicine- worms that can seek asylum in your heart. Let us introduce you to the terms […]

Work through the day yet sleep flies away!

Everyone has been affected with this at one point of their life or another, whether it is because of studies or stress or even a significant other. This is even more prevalent, considering the present scenario of the lock down, when our sleep cycles have become completely twisted and the future has become uncertain. What […]

World Schizophrenia Day-24th May

05/24/2020 What is Schizophrenia? Schizophrenia is a mental health condition that usually appears in late adolescence or early adulthood. It does impact on speech, thinking, emotions, and other areas of life can affect a person’s social interactions and everyday activities. Major symptoms may include hallucinations (often hearing voices), delusions (having beliefs not shared by others), […]

SCIENCE BEHIND ROMANCE- The Broken Heart Syndrome

  “It happens all the time, they take your heart and steal your life, and its as though you feel you’ve died ’cause you’ve been killed inside. But yet you are still alive, which means you will survive.“              -EMINEM (Space Bound)   Broken Heart Syndrome- Takotsubu Cardiomyopathy (Stress Cardiomyopathy)- […]

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