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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.
PET/CT can aid in earlier diagnosis and treatment assessment of tuberculosis

PET/CT can aid in earlier diagnosis and treatment assessment of tuberculosis

Researchers find new physical evidence in the brain for types of schizophrenia

Researchers find new physical evidence in the brain for types of schizophrenia

New promising approach repairs system of blood vessels following stroke

New promising approach repairs system of blood vessels following stroke

Researchers develop new technique to image cell populations and genetic contents

Researchers develop new technique to image cell populations and genetic contents

Study reveals how basic structure of the brain is formed

Study reveals how basic structure of the brain is formed

Scientists discover new drug target for chemically induced Parkinson's disease

Scientists discover new drug target for chemically induced Parkinson's disease

New findings offer pathway for fight against non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

New findings offer pathway for fight against non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

New study helps develop treatments targeting inflammation without affecting gut function

New study helps develop treatments targeting inflammation without affecting gut function

Study shows risk of sudden death may apply even to people with well-controlled epilepsy

Study shows risk of sudden death may apply even to people with well-controlled epilepsy

Study examines type of social interaction required for people to display physiological synchrony

Study examines type of social interaction required for people to display physiological synchrony

Metabolic engineering of cannabinoids – are we there yet?

Metabolic engineering of cannabinoids – are we there yet?

Inhaling irritant that mimics air pollution changes defensive heart-lung reflex for hypertension

Inhaling irritant that mimics air pollution changes defensive heart-lung reflex for hypertension

Complement system shown to remove dead cells in retinitis pigmentosa, contradicting previous research

Complement system shown to remove dead cells in retinitis pigmentosa, contradicting previous research

Gut microbiota linked with temperament traits in young children

Gut microbiota linked with temperament traits in young children

Researchers develop technique to track proteins on the surfaces of endoplasmic reticulum in cells

Researchers develop technique to track proteins on the surfaces of endoplasmic reticulum in cells

Scientists create 'mini-brain' for studying sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Scientists create 'mini-brain' for studying sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Mutations in fetal genome may contribute to premature birth

Mutations in fetal genome may contribute to premature birth

Study reveals how habitual smoking may contribute to development of hypertension

Study reveals how habitual smoking may contribute to development of hypertension

Study aims at developing new therapies to fight childhood cancer

Study aims at developing new therapies to fight childhood cancer

Researchers develop new gene-targeted approach to study chronic wasting disease in mice

Researchers develop new gene-targeted approach to study chronic wasting disease in mice