Weirdest Brain Disorders

Weirdest Brain Disorders

Today we’ll look at some of the strangest maladies of the mind. When we think about mental illness, we tend to first think about psychiatric disorders such as depression, schizophrenia, and the sometimes-related psychoses. Perhaps we might even include certain serial killers who believe they hear voices telling them to do their bad deed, but…

Meningitis – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Meningitis – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

With meningitis, mening- refers to the meninges which are three protective membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord, and -itis refers to inflammation; so meningitis is an inflammation of the meninges. More specifically, it refers to the inflammation of the two inner layers which are called the leptomeninges. The outer layer of the meninges…