editorial
 

LIMBIC SYSTEM: THE EMOTIONAL BRAIN

Dr. K. S. Anand
The word “Limbus” in Latin means “border” or “margin”. The limbic system plays an important role in emotional behavior, and memory. The limbic system comprises of various cortical and subcortical structures. The cortical components include the limbic lobe and the hippocampal formation. The subcortical components include the amygdala, septal nuclei, olfactory areas, hypothalamus, and the anterior nucleus of thalamus.
 

“Not for resuscitation” – Ethical versus medicolegal aspects

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Volume:27
Number: 2
 

Clinical Update

Probiotics in pediatric gastroenterology: Reviewing the benefits of Bacillus clausii
Probiotics are known to be important contributors to the maintenance of healthy gut balance in humans. They are live strains of selected microorganisms that provide health benefits in the host when consumed in appropriate quantity.1 It remains unclear as to how probiotics exert their beneficial effects; however, numerous mechanisms ranging from bacteriocin and short chain fatty acid production, lowering of gut pH, and nutrient competition to stimulation of mucosal barrier function and immunomodulatory effects are thought to be responsible.

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Tech Update

SCIENTISTS DEVELOP FUNCTIONAL BIODEGRADABLE FIBER LOADED WITH ANTIBIOTICS TO TREAT SERIOUS WOUNDS