The art and science of neuropsychology
Neuropsychology is a branch of psychology that is concerned with how the brain and the rest of the nervous system influence a...March 24, 2020
Epilepsy – An overview
Epilepsy is defined as a disorder of the central nervous system (CNS) characterized by recurrent, sudden large increases in electrical activity...February 1, 2019
The Physiological and Pathophysiological Roles for Dietary Vitamin A and the Endogenous Retinoid System in the Kidney
The regulation of gene expression by vitamin A’s main endogenously bioactive form, retinoic acid, is a key process in diverse biological...May 14, 2016
Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome; A tale of underdiagnosis
Obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS) is associated with significant health and social disadvantages. Considering the increasing number of patients affected by this...January 19, 2016
Does true altruism exist among humans?
Ever since Auguste Comte coined the term ‘altruism’, researchers in the fields of psychology and evolutionary biology/psychology have endeavoured to propose...January 3, 2016
The notochord is a key midline tissue: Its origin, development and importance
The notochord is a dorsally located rod of tensile mesodermal tissue, which lies beneath the neural tube, and is the defining...November 8, 2015
Lung Transplant Rejection – A Review
Lung transplantation presents the possibility of replacing the respiratory component of the body devoid of any chronic pulmonary disease, which a...October 20, 2015
Effectiveness of Chocolate ingredient (Epicatechin) in prevention of stroke
Stroke is one of the most significant health problems in the UK accounting for almost 11% of deaths each year. In...September 22, 2015
How have fluorescent proteins contributed to cell biology research?
The 20th century has been witness to our ever growing understanding of life at the molecular level. The biochemical and genetics...September 16, 2015
Do DSCAMs organize retinal circuit development via homophilic cell adhesion?
The DSCAMs (Down syndrome cell adhesion molecules) belong to the Immunoglobulin-superfamily (IgSF) of cell adhesion molecules that are involved in synaptic...August 30, 2015