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Inside Alzheimer’s disease

Animated Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

[Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs)] Traumatic brain injuries, also referred to as TBIs, occur across the United States at an estimated rate of 1 …

The Brain

Cerebral Hydatid Cyst #brain #pathology #echinococcus #gross https://t.co/x5wwXvfotC

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

What are some of the current concepts regarding the pathogenesis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)?<p>Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a …

Pick's disease with numerous Pick bodies in the hippocampal dentate gyrus. #neuropathology #pathology https://t.co/rphaBT94te

Dementia and Alzheimer’s main cause of death for women, says Public Health England

Female life expectancy is now 83 years but many women will spend a quarter of their lives in ill-health, finds report<p>Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are the biggest cause of death among women, according to a government report on the state of the nation’s health.<p>Public Health England (PHE)’s …

Longevity

Contusion temp L, diffuse edema, subfalcine hern cingulate gyrus, 2ndary hemorrh infarxn, midline shift R to L, uncal herniation: #forensics https://t.co/50hgpK9yN4

Small brain stem bleed, with vasogenjc edema and encephalomalacia. https://t.co/2oBb2TPB6U

Traumatic shaking – The role of the triad in medical investigations of suspected traumatic shaking

Summary of the results<p>The systematic review showed the following graded results:<p>There is limited scientific evidence that the triad1 and therefore …

Arteriovenous Malformations of the Brain — NEJM

Cerebral hemorrhage and seizures are the main complications of cerebral arteriovenous malformations. The choice of surgery, embolization, or …

Traumatic Spondylolisthesis of the Axis — NEJM

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#Brainstem and #thalamus #SciArt by Chelsea Canlas @MScBMC 1T8 #photoshop #neuroanatomy #UTM https://t.co/9QMGHXlnyO

Traumatic brain injuries.

2016 Nov 17;2:16084. doi: 10.1038/nrdp.2016.84.<p>Blennow K1,2, Brody DL3, Kochanek PM4, Levin H5,6, McKee A7,8, Ribbers GM9,10, Yaffe K11,12, …

Acute Spinal Cord Compression — NEJM

Disclosure forms provided by the authors are available with the full text of this article at NEJM.org.<p>Dr. Alexander Ropper reports receiving travel …

Cranial Nerves by anatomy_dundee - download 3D model

About this model<p>This model of the brain helps to visualise the 12 cranial nerves exit points in a three-dimensional form. The added annotations …

Lateral medullary syndrome

"PICA syndrome" redirects here. For the appetite for non-nutritive substances, see Pica (disorder).<p><b>Lateral medullary syndrome</b> (also called <b>Wallenberg</b> …

Lateral Medullary (Wallenberg) Syndrome

Posterior circulation cerebrovascular syndromes: diagnosis and management. - PubMed

One in five strokes affects the posterior circulation. Diagnosing posterior circulation stroke can be challenging, as the vascular anatomy can be …

Ischemic posterior circulation stroke: a review of anatomy, clinical presentations, diagnosis, and current management.

2014 Apr 7;5:30. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2014.00030. eCollection 2014.<p>1Department of Neurology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago , …

A simple post mortem room angiography method for the investigation of traumatic basal subarachnoid hemorrhage.

2017 Mar;13(1):4-9. doi: 10.1007/s12024-016-9820-y. Epub 2017 Jan 17.<p>1Forensic Pathology Unit, Department of Pathology, Royal Liverpool University …

Variations in the anatomy of the vertebral artery cervical loop segment - a potential predisposing factor for traumatic basal subarachnoid hemorrhage?

2016 Dec;12(4):444-450. Epub 2016 Nov 29.<p>1Forensic Pathology Unit, Department of Pathology, The Royal Liverpool University Hospital, 5th Floor Duncan …

Research Shows Patients Needlessly Dying from Brain Injuries

Tuesday 14th March 2017<p>Brain injury is the leading cause of death and disability through injury. It has long been considered that consequences of …

City worker jailed for killing man with punch over shoe prank

<b>A City worker who fatally punched a friend after he threw his shoe out of a car window following a drunken prank has been jailed for three years.</b><p>Alexander Thomson, 33, from Clapham in south London, leaned forward and hit Tom Hulme, 23, after he threw the shoe.<p>Initially, he got out the car and …

'I only have half a brain'

The way AHEAD? Head injuries in Warfarinised adults.

Storm Doris is raging here in the UK and departments are creaking up and down the land. It’s fair to say that 2017 has been off to a rocky start.<p>In …

Man jailed for six years for killing banker with one punch

Trevor Timon was ‘pissed off’ when he struck Oliver Dearlove in south-east London for talking to group of women<p>A man has been jailed for six years for killing a banker with one punch in an “unprovoked and gratuitous” attack.<p>Trevor Timon, 31, had a history of violence before he assaulted Oliver …

Crime

One-punch deaths: How lives are devastated by a single blow

<b>Trevor Timon has been convicted of killing bank worker Oliver Dearlove with a single punch. It's not the first case of its kind to make headlines, but how does one punch kill someone and what are the consequences for those involved?</b><p>Robert Holland had been on a rare night out after months of working …

Neurotrauma Resuscitation: Pearls & Pitfalls

<b>Author: Brit Long, MD (@long_brit, EM Attending Physician at SAUSHEC, USAF) // Edited by: Alex Koyfman, MD (@EMHighAK, EM Attending Physician, UTSW /</b> …

Medicine