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Neurophysiology is a discipline within the health sciences which deals with the measurement and assessment of nervous system function rather than the anatomy of the nervous system. It helps to diagnose and monitor the progress of nervous disorders.
Designing an app to diagnose ALS

Designing an app to diagnose ALS

Researchers find link between brain protein and increased vulnerability to neurodegeneration in epilepsy patients

Researchers find link between brain protein and increased vulnerability to neurodegeneration in epilepsy patients

New model outlines how neural circuits learn to control the body from early, spontaneous movements

New model outlines how neural circuits learn to control the body from early, spontaneous movements

Walking helps some young and healthy people improve performance on cognitive tasks

Walking helps some young and healthy people improve performance on cognitive tasks

Study suggests the gut microbiota may be one of the factors determining the physiological inter-sex differences in pain perception

Study suggests the gut microbiota may be one of the factors determining the physiological inter-sex differences in pain perception

Researchers publish consensus statement for the study of recalled experiences surrounding death

Researchers publish consensus statement for the study of recalled experiences surrounding death

Higher doses of anti-seizure drugs may be necessary to maintain seizure control in pregnant women

Higher doses of anti-seizure drugs may be necessary to maintain seizure control in pregnant women

Discovery provides a more precise picture of the retina's optical properties

Discovery provides a more precise picture of the retina's optical properties

Medications for epilepsy-like signals during coma do not aid in recovery

Medications for epilepsy-like signals during coma do not aid in recovery

Study characterizes brain changes in adolescents affected by juvenile fibromyalgia

Study characterizes brain changes in adolescents affected by juvenile fibromyalgia

Study helps better understand how the olfactory cortex processes odor information

Study helps better understand how the olfactory cortex processes odor information

Research shows how a young healthy brain can successfully multitask while walking

Research shows how a young healthy brain can successfully multitask while walking

5-SENSE score can predict if patients with epilepsy will benefit from a more invasive workup

5-SENSE score can predict if patients with epilepsy will benefit from a more invasive workup

Engineering of brain-mimetic injectable hydrogel scaffolds with self-healing properties

Engineering of brain-mimetic injectable hydrogel scaffolds with self-healing properties

Optimizing the treatment of epilepsy patients

Optimizing the treatment of epilepsy patients

Antibody response to COVID-19 vaccine may be affected by the body’s circadian rhythms

Antibody response to COVID-19 vaccine may be affected by the body’s circadian rhythms

Researchers untangle dopamine’s diverse functions

Researchers untangle dopamine’s diverse functions

DOD funds first human trial of a device to enhance the natural brain cleansing system

DOD funds first human trial of a device to enhance the natural brain cleansing system

New stimulation method provides effective and personalized pain relief without side effects

New stimulation method provides effective and personalized pain relief without side effects

Penn Medicine's new Pavilion is set to open this month to staff, patients, and visitors

Penn Medicine's new Pavilion is set to open this month to staff, patients, and visitors