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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.
Alzheimer’s drug an interesting candidate for the treatment of parasitic Chagas disease

Alzheimer’s drug an interesting candidate for the treatment of parasitic Chagas disease

Philippines declares return of Polio after 19 years

Philippines declares return of Polio after 19 years

Turtle study offers insight into where and how movements are actually generated

Turtle study offers insight into where and how movements are actually generated

New uses for CBD in genetic brain disorder

New uses for CBD in genetic brain disorder

AAN recommends assessment of people aged 65 and older for memory problems

AAN recommends assessment of people aged 65 and older for memory problems

Scientists pinpoint cause of fatal genetic disorder in children

Scientists pinpoint cause of fatal genetic disorder in children

Chemist explores link between Alzheimer's and copper protein molecules in brain cells

Chemist explores link between Alzheimer's and copper protein molecules in brain cells

Foods rich in LH dipeptide may help maintain good mental health

Foods rich in LH dipeptide may help maintain good mental health

Fight or flight response may originate in our bones

Fight or flight response may originate in our bones

Surgery crucial for people with drug-resistant epilepsy

Surgery crucial for people with drug-resistant epilepsy

LMRI scientists discover cause of debilitating eye disease

LMRI scientists discover cause of debilitating eye disease

Brain changes may help track people most likely to develop dementia

Brain changes may help track people most likely to develop dementia

Researchers identify mechanism responsible for spatial issues in people with Down syndrome

Researchers identify mechanism responsible for spatial issues in people with Down syndrome

Developing next generation treatment to counteract opioid addiction

Developing next generation treatment to counteract opioid addiction

Brain-computer interface: huge potential benefits and formidable challenges

Brain-computer interface: huge potential benefits and formidable challenges

Fatty food changes the brain to affect homeostasis and metabolism

Fatty food changes the brain to affect homeostasis and metabolism

Study offers hope for people suffering from chronic pain

Study offers hope for people suffering from chronic pain

High-fat diets contribute to irregularities in hypothalamus region of the brain

High-fat diets contribute to irregularities in hypothalamus region of the brain

Message transfer between mammal neurons regulated by 'clamp'

Message transfer between mammal neurons regulated by 'clamp'

First potential biomarker identified for postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome

First potential biomarker identified for postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome