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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.
Roche receives FDA clearance for new Troponin T test to detect patients with suspected heart attack

Roche receives FDA clearance for new Troponin T test to detect patients with suspected heart attack

Roche receives FDA clearance for new high-volume testing immunoassay solution

Roche receives FDA clearance for new high-volume testing immunoassay solution

Immune system may wage a battle in Parkinson’s disease

Immune system may wage a battle in Parkinson’s disease

New method may help distinguish frontotemporal dementia from Alzheimer's disease

New method may help distinguish frontotemporal dementia from Alzheimer's disease

HIV transmission among gay partners may be prevented using medication, finds new study

HIV transmission among gay partners may be prevented using medication, finds new study

Scientists discover new way to observe brain changes caused by Parkinson's disease

Scientists discover new way to observe brain changes caused by Parkinson's disease

Established therapeutic drugs may be effective against childhood dementia

Established therapeutic drugs may be effective against childhood dementia

Wayne State researchers receive $1.9 million NIH grant to better understand rare genetic disorders

Wayne State researchers receive $1.9 million NIH grant to better understand rare genetic disorders

Researchers devise strategy to target Achilles heel of nervous system cancers

Researchers devise strategy to target Achilles heel of nervous system cancers

Research shows how the brain can become adaptive based on training

Research shows how the brain can become adaptive based on training

Genetic therapy for two inherited neurologic diseases moves closer to human clinical trials

Genetic therapy for two inherited neurologic diseases moves closer to human clinical trials

Study shows how omega-3 fatty acids can produce same medicinal qualities as marijuana

Study shows how omega-3 fatty acids can produce same medicinal qualities as marijuana

NIH researchers show how investigational drug works against rare, fatal genetic disease

NIH researchers show how investigational drug works against rare, fatal genetic disease

ASU-TGen researchers find source of altered ANK1 gene expression linked to Alzheimer's disease

ASU-TGen researchers find source of altered ANK1 gene expression linked to Alzheimer's disease

Researchers discover new role of enzyme in promoting self-destruction of axons

Researchers discover new role of enzyme in promoting self-destruction of axons

Study finds markers of long-term brain injury in the blood of boxers and fighters

Study finds markers of long-term brain injury in the blood of boxers and fighters

ASTRO releases updated insurance coverage recommendations for proton beam therapy to treat cancer

ASTRO releases updated insurance coverage recommendations for proton beam therapy to treat cancer

Experts develop first freely available data network for Huntington's disease research

Experts develop first freely available data network for Huntington's disease research

New study examines high school principals' perceptions about concussion

New study examines high school principals' perceptions about concussion

Study demonstrates potential nanoparticle-based therapeutic strategy for deadly brain tumors

Study demonstrates potential nanoparticle-based therapeutic strategy for deadly brain tumors