Leukopenia : What Is It?

White blood cells (WBCs) are an important part of the immune system, which is why they are called as “fighter cells”. There are five different types of white blood cells (WBCs) in our body. They are neutrophils, eosinophils, basophils, monocytes, and lymphocytes. Each type of WBC has a specific role in fighting infections. Leukopenia is… Continue reading Leukopenia : What Is It?

What is Hydrocephalus?

The term hydrocephalus is derived from the Greek words “”hydro”” meaning water and “”cephalus”” meaning head. As the name implies, it is a condition in which the primary characteristic is excessive accumulation of fluid in the brain, the fluid is actually cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) — a clear fluid that surrounds the brain and spinal cord.