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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.
Pre-existing immunity to dengue virus modulates T cell response to Zika infection

Pre-existing immunity to dengue virus modulates T cell response to Zika infection

Researchers discover unexpected link between brain development and tumor invasion

Researchers discover unexpected link between brain development and tumor invasion

New diagnostic test aims to accurately track progression of symptoms in MS patients

New diagnostic test aims to accurately track progression of symptoms in MS patients

Researcher shows how natural molecule can promote axon repair

Researcher shows how natural molecule can promote axon repair

CYSTINET-Africa project aims to find new strategies against pork tapeworm infection

CYSTINET-Africa project aims to find new strategies against pork tapeworm infection

Study provides better understanding of MS patients at higher risk of getting worse

Study provides better understanding of MS patients at higher risk of getting worse

Scientists reveal new ‘threshold theory’ of how Parkinson's disease spreads

Scientists reveal new ‘threshold theory’ of how Parkinson's disease spreads

Neuroprotective compound could save brain cells during stroke, rat study shows

Neuroprotective compound could save brain cells during stroke, rat study shows

New wireless patch may help reduce migraine pain as well as drugs, study suggests

New wireless patch may help reduce migraine pain as well as drugs, study suggests

Shared reading can be useful therapy for chronic pain sufferers, study finds

Shared reading can be useful therapy for chronic pain sufferers, study finds

AMSBIO’s new catalogue details extensive range of high purity reagents for glycobiology research

AMSBIO’s new catalogue details extensive range of high purity reagents for glycobiology research

Novel non-pharmacological approach shows promise to manage chronic pain

Novel non-pharmacological approach shows promise to manage chronic pain

Gentle Chinese martial art could help prevent falls in people with Parkinson’s disease, study shows

Gentle Chinese martial art could help prevent falls in people with Parkinson’s disease, study shows

Study findings may bring new hope for children and teens with epilepsy

Study findings may bring new hope for children and teens with epilepsy

Stem cells strictly abide by innate developmental clocks, study shows

Stem cells strictly abide by innate developmental clocks, study shows

Researchers aim to identify cause of eye pathologies in astronauts

Researchers aim to identify cause of eye pathologies in astronauts

Researchers identify genetic variants that may contribute to schizophrenia

Researchers identify genetic variants that may contribute to schizophrenia

Living with children linked to insufficient sleep among women, study finds

Living with children linked to insufficient sleep among women, study finds

High levels of physical activity affects pain perceptions in older adults, study finds

High levels of physical activity affects pain perceptions in older adults, study finds

Study: Epilepsy patients want physicians to share information about rare risk of death

Study: Epilepsy patients want physicians to share information about rare risk of death