The brain, spinal cord and nerves make the nervous system and the defect in any nerves can result in neurological disorders or illness. This affects the human system working as all the daily activities in humans life are coordinated and controlled by nervous system. The various illness caused due to dysfunctioning of nervous system are Huntingtons diseases, muscular dystrophy, Parkinsons, Alzheimers, brain tumours, infections like meningitis etc. Various classes of medicines are available for the treatment and maintenance.
The impact factor of journal provides quantitative assessment tool for grading, evaluating, sorting and comparing journals of similar kind. It reflects the average number of citations to recent articles published in science and social science journals in a particular year or period, and is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. It is first devised by Eugene Garfield, the founder of the Institute for Scientific Information.The impact factor of a journal is evaluated by dividing the number of current year citations to the source items published in that journal during the previous two years.
Last date updated on June, 2014