Auditory nerve tumor is also known by the name Acoustic Neuroma. This kind of tumor generally arises due to excessive exposure to radiations. The tumor presses the auditory nerve thus sending signals from ear to brain. Auditory nerve tumor is benign slowly growing tumor which is usually unilateral but in… Continue Reading Auditory nerve tumor (Acoustic Neuroma)

Glioma brain tumors are derived from cells which constitute supporting tissue of the nervous system and constitute more than 50% of all neural tumors. They are divided pathologically into four grades. Grade IV gliomas are the most malignant. The most important of glioma encountered are Astrocytomas, glioblastomas, medulloblastomas and oligodendroglioma.… Continue Reading Glioma (glioblastoma, astrocytomas, medulloblastoma, oligodendroglioma) brain tumor

Syncope (or simply fainting) may be defined as transient loss of consciousness which comes suddenly, lasts for a short time and is due to diminished blood supply to the brain. The symptoms (fainting, vasovagal attacks) are produced as a result of disorder of circulation in which cardiac output is not… Continue Reading Syncope (fainting) – causes, symptoms and treatment

Bellini duct carcinoma is also known by the names tubulocystic or low grade collecting duct carcinoma. It is a rare kind of cancer (it is somewhat like kidney cancer) that originates in the kidney, that is in the duct of Bellini of kidney. The occurrence of this kind of cancer… Continue Reading Bellini duct carcinoma – prognosis, symptoms and treatment