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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.
Research brings new hope to treating degenerative brain diseases

Research brings new hope to treating degenerative brain diseases

Study shows link between air pollution and increased risk of sleep apnea

Study shows link between air pollution and increased risk of sleep apnea

Yeast model may pave way for development of novel therapies for metabolic disorders

Yeast model may pave way for development of novel therapies for metabolic disorders

How Patch Clamp Technology Can Benefit Ion Channel Research

How Patch Clamp Technology Can Benefit Ion Channel Research

LifeTime receives fund to develop a plan to embed its vision for healthier future

LifeTime receives fund to develop a plan to embed its vision for healthier future

Study sheds light on the deadly venom of Mojave rattlesnakes

Study sheds light on the deadly venom of Mojave rattlesnakes

Multiple sclerosis could benefit from stem cell therapy

Multiple sclerosis could benefit from stem cell therapy

Clinigen, Accord Healthcare extend exclusive European clinical trial supply agreement

Clinigen, Accord Healthcare extend exclusive European clinical trial supply agreement

Neuropeptide Y may hold key to exacerbating severe influenza

Neuropeptide Y may hold key to exacerbating severe influenza

Stick insect study reveals importance of small limbs' passive muscle force for swift movements

Stick insect study reveals importance of small limbs' passive muscle force for swift movements

Schizophrenia patients have higher levels of antibodies against Epstein-Barr virus, study shows

Schizophrenia patients have higher levels of antibodies against Epstein-Barr virus, study shows

New mechanism of gene regulation involved in tumor progression discovered

New mechanism of gene regulation involved in tumor progression discovered

Microtube-embedded Chondroitinase ABC shows promise for treating spinal cord injuries

Microtube-embedded Chondroitinase ABC shows promise for treating spinal cord injuries

CRG researchers discover new mechanism controlling expression of set of genes

CRG researchers discover new mechanism controlling expression of set of genes

New analytic method can precisely detect viral infections using immune responses

New analytic method can precisely detect viral infections using immune responses

Essential nutrient may hold promise in the war against Alzheimer's disease

Essential nutrient may hold promise in the war against Alzheimer's disease

Researchers shed new light on the body's largest cell receptor

Researchers shed new light on the body's largest cell receptor

Bulldogs' screw tails linked to rare inherited syndrome in humans

Bulldogs' screw tails linked to rare inherited syndrome in humans

New medications provide better treatment for alcohol use disorders, chronic pain, mood disorders

New medications provide better treatment for alcohol use disorders, chronic pain, mood disorders

Study provides new insight into generation of new neurons in adulthood

Study provides new insight into generation of new neurons in adulthood