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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.
Georgia State receives high research funding to set record for sixth consecutive year

Georgia State receives high research funding to set record for sixth consecutive year

Study findings could lead to more effective and faster acting antidepressants

Study findings could lead to more effective and faster acting antidepressants

Researchers develop new scoring method to predict bleeding risk after stroke

Researchers develop new scoring method to predict bleeding risk after stroke

Researchers ferreting out patients most likely to become resistant to cancer treatment

Researchers ferreting out patients most likely to become resistant to cancer treatment

Takeda and Cardurion announce creation of new cardiovascular development partnership

Takeda and Cardurion announce creation of new cardiovascular development partnership

Xavant Technology's neuromodulation device receives FDA clearance for treatment of chronic intractable pain

Xavant Technology's neuromodulation device receives FDA clearance for treatment of chronic intractable pain

Resistance training may have protective effect on the brain in multiple sclerosis patients

Resistance training may have protective effect on the brain in multiple sclerosis patients

Scientists develop new surgical method to reconnect sensory neurons with spinal cord after injury

Scientists develop new surgical method to reconnect sensory neurons with spinal cord after injury

Molecule plays essential role in establishing proper neural wiring in the cerebellum

Molecule plays essential role in establishing proper neural wiring in the cerebellum

Spider threads show great potential for nerve and tissue repair

Spider threads show great potential for nerve and tissue repair

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