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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.
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust recognized among top ten for medical research

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust recognized among top ten for medical research

New biomarkers for early Lyme Disease identified

New biomarkers for early Lyme Disease identified

Scientists reveal differences between human and murine microglia used in degenerative disease research

Scientists reveal differences between human and murine microglia used in degenerative disease research

Drug blocked by regulators found to improve quality of life for MS patients

Drug blocked by regulators found to improve quality of life for MS patients

Study shows feasibility of noninvasive retinal imaging for screening people at risk of AD

Study shows feasibility of noninvasive retinal imaging for screening people at risk of AD

Study: Telemedicine may be as effective as in-person care for people with Parkinson's disease

Study: Telemedicine may be as effective as in-person care for people with Parkinson's disease

Researchers discover synthetic compound effective at relieving neuropathic pain

Researchers discover synthetic compound effective at relieving neuropathic pain

ICP monitoring does not improve favorable outcome rate in patients with severe TBI, study shows

ICP monitoring does not improve favorable outcome rate in patients with severe TBI, study shows

Study examines if widespread pain originates in the brain

Study examines if widespread pain originates in the brain

New guidelines may lead to better management of patients with glioma

New guidelines may lead to better management of patients with glioma

Researchers unravel genetic characteristics that increase risk of developing Tourette syndrome

Researchers unravel genetic characteristics that increase risk of developing Tourette syndrome

Study demonstrates that genes could influence neural motor skills

Study demonstrates that genes could influence neural motor skills

Marijuana use linked with risk of death from hypertension, study says

Marijuana use linked with risk of death from hypertension, study says

Study finds decline in stroke rates for men but not women

Study finds decline in stroke rates for men but not women

ASU Biodesign researchers develop more potent, safer plant-based Zika vaccine

ASU Biodesign researchers develop more potent, safer plant-based Zika vaccine

Study suggests possible risk of hypertension mortality from marijuana use

Study suggests possible risk of hypertension mortality from marijuana use

NYITCOM research could potentially lead to more effective, less toxic cancer treatment

NYITCOM research could potentially lead to more effective, less toxic cancer treatment

Human gut microbe may help treat autoimmune diseases, say researchers

Human gut microbe may help treat autoimmune diseases, say researchers

Researchers reveal promising results of new noninvasive method of ICP monitoring

Researchers reveal promising results of new noninvasive method of ICP monitoring

Newly discovered biomarker linked to rare metabolic disorders may facilitate better diagnosis

Newly discovered biomarker linked to rare metabolic disorders may facilitate better diagnosis