Nervous System

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.
What is the Nervous System?

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.

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Animal data supports efficacy of baricitinib vs SARS-COV-2

Animal data supports efficacy of baricitinib vs SARS-COV-2

Michigan sees increasing EEE cases

Michigan sees increasing EEE cases

Non-invasive neurotechnology can improve insomnia symptoms and autonomic function

Non-invasive neurotechnology can improve insomnia symptoms and autonomic function

Smart drug delivery system may help treat spinal cord injuries, neurological disorders

Smart drug delivery system may help treat spinal cord injuries, neurological disorders

Point-of-care biomarker assay predicts traumatic brain injury in minutes

Point-of-care biomarker assay predicts traumatic brain injury in minutes

Study: Significant proportion of older dental patients inappropriately prescribed opioids

Study: Significant proportion of older dental patients inappropriately prescribed opioids

Brain activity during passive tactile stimulation reveals individuals’ hand preferences

Brain activity during passive tactile stimulation reveals individuals’ hand preferences

Micron-thick NET probes help record neuronal activity in different parts of the brain

Micron-thick NET probes help record neuronal activity in different parts of the brain

Central nervous system immune responses to COVID-19

Central nervous system immune responses to COVID-19

New x-ray microscopy technique could help accelerate efforts to map neural circuits

New x-ray microscopy technique could help accelerate efforts to map neural circuits

Keto diet could be beneficial for elderly COVID-19 patients

Keto diet could be beneficial for elderly COVID-19 patients

Measuring heart rate changes to detect depression risk

Measuring heart rate changes to detect depression risk

Prolonged isolation can induce bone loss in humans

Prolonged isolation can induce bone loss in humans

Portable, low-field MRI device can be safely used at patient bedside, shows study

Portable, low-field MRI device can be safely used at patient bedside, shows study

FDA issues warning letters to website operators for illegally selling opioids online

FDA issues warning letters to website operators for illegally selling opioids online

Scientists explain how SARS-CoV-2 attacks the brain

Scientists explain how SARS-CoV-2 attacks the brain

Molecular imaging reveals ASD-related brain differences

Molecular imaging reveals ASD-related brain differences

Exploring the possibility that mindfulness with paced breathing reduces blood pressure

Exploring the possibility that mindfulness with paced breathing reduces blood pressure

New study can advance scientific understanding of the function of astrocytes

New study can advance scientific understanding of the function of astrocytes

Microglia-targeting nanotherapeutics for treatment of neurodegenerative disorders

Microglia-targeting nanotherapeutics for treatment of neurodegenerative disorders