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The nervous system is an organ system containing a network of specialized cells called neurons that coordinate the actions of an animal and transmit signals between different parts of its body. In most animals the nervous system consists of two parts, central and peripheral. The central nervous system contains the brain and spinal cord.
WHO marching toward extraordinary progress against neglected tropical diseases, report reveals

WHO marching toward extraordinary progress against neglected tropical diseases, report reveals

Johns Hopkins study shows that healthy adult gut loses and regenerates nerve cells

Johns Hopkins study shows that healthy adult gut loses and regenerates nerve cells

Closed-loop brainwave technology reduces post-traumatic stress symptoms

Closed-loop brainwave technology reduces post-traumatic stress symptoms

Cannabidiol shows promise to reduce seizures for people with difficult-to-treat epilepsy

Cannabidiol shows promise to reduce seizures for people with difficult-to-treat epilepsy

New study reveals sympathetic nervous system as main driver of thermogenesis

New study reveals sympathetic nervous system as main driver of thermogenesis

Electroacupuncture may lead to better blood sugar regulation in obese and overweight women

Electroacupuncture may lead to better blood sugar regulation in obese and overweight women

International survey reveals 16% of children in pediatric ICUs have acute neurological conditions

International survey reveals 16% of children in pediatric ICUs have acute neurological conditions

Obesity and being underweight linked to increased risk for migraine

Obesity and being underweight linked to increased risk for migraine

KU researcher reveals possible therapeutic intervention for 'chemobrain' in cancer patients

KU researcher reveals possible therapeutic intervention for 'chemobrain' in cancer patients

Study shows um-PEA as safe and efficacious adjuvant treatment for advanced PD patients

Study shows um-PEA as safe and efficacious adjuvant treatment for advanced PD patients

Study identifies potential link between genes and treatment response in children with CAE

Study identifies potential link between genes and treatment response in children with CAE

Feinstein Institute research may lead to new treatment option for low-grade gliomas

Feinstein Institute research may lead to new treatment option for low-grade gliomas

Western-led research uncovers underlying molecular mechanism that controls acoustic habituation

Western-led research uncovers underlying molecular mechanism that controls acoustic habituation

Researchers identify 26 novel genes linked to intellectual disability

Researchers identify 26 novel genes linked to intellectual disability

Researchers design first light-activated drug for treatment of pain

Researchers design first light-activated drug for treatment of pain

Scientists discover new role for autophagosomes in neurodegenerative diseases

Scientists discover new role for autophagosomes in neurodegenerative diseases

Promise shown in multiple sclerosis research with high throughput myelination assay

Promise shown in multiple sclerosis research with high throughput myelination assay

Scientists use time-lapse video to identify cells that trigger blood stem cell development

Scientists use time-lapse video to identify cells that trigger blood stem cell development

New study finds link between neural tube defects in infants and neurodegenerative diseases

New study finds link between neural tube defects in infants and neurodegenerative diseases

UWM researchers receive $2.3 million grant to explore link between autism and air pollution

UWM researchers receive $2.3 million grant to explore link between autism and air pollution