Category: Health

Lassa Fever, Meningitis Claim 26 Lives In Nigeria -NCDC

Lassa fever and cerebro spinal meningitis (CSM) have claimed 26 lives and infected 88 others in 26 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).


Study Finds Risk Factors For Violent Sleep Disorder

A new study published this week on Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology says taking antidepressants for depression, having posttraumatic stress disorder or anxiety diagnosed by a doctor are risk factors for a disruptive and sometimes violent sleep disorder called rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder.

Computers Now Determine States Of Consciousness

Consciousness is a peculiar, even supernatural idea. From three pounds of flesh emerges an awareness of the body that houses it and the world around it. We all recognize consciousness when we see it, but what is it, really? And where does it go when it’s gone? Neuroscience doesn’t have the tools to answer these questions—if they’re really possible to answer at all—but in a hospital, doctors need to be able to diagnose consciousness.