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Oral therapy may soon be possible with compounds protecting nervous system from MS damage Mar 1, 12:33 pm
Washington, Mar 1 (ANI): A new study has revealed that a newly characterized group of pharmacological compounds blocks both the inflammation and nerve cell damage seen in mouse models of multiple sclerosis (MS).
Chinese mum hysterical after baby son grows 5-inch tail Apr 27, 3:52 pm
London, April 27 (ANI): A distraught mother in Changsha, China, has begged doctors to help her five-month-old son who has grown a five-inch tail.
How ageing leads to decline in motor functions Feb 8, 11:45 am
Washington, Fen 8 (ANI): Researchers have found that motor function declines in people as they get older because there are certain "set points" in the nervous system that are determined during development but can be reset with age.
Slow reaction time in midlife increases risk of dying early Jan 30, 10:55 am
Washington, January 30 (ANI): A new research has revealed that having a slow reaction time in midlife increases risk of dying 15 years later.
New insight provided by sensory illusion study in body representation brain disorders Sep 23, 7:18 pm
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): Human brain does not require multiple signals to build a picture body ownership, as the illusion can be created using sensory inputs from the muscle alone, tricking people into believing an artificial finger is their own, a study has revealed.
Washington, Sept. 23 (ANI): Researchers have revealed that the breast cancer drug tamoxifen is toxic to cells of the brain and central nervous system, and produces mental fogginess similar to "chemo brain."
Vodka with Red Bull 'deadly cocktail' for health disaster Sep 14, 12:29 pm
London, Sept 14 (ANI): A new study suggests that mixing alcohol with energy drinks such as Red Bull could be even worse for your heart and nervous system than it was previously thought.
Where and how memories are encoded in nervous system Aug 28, 1:52 pm
Washington, August 28 (ANI): Scientists have had trouble solving one of the biggest mysteries in the biological research: where and how memories are encoded in a nervous system.
Soon, drug to 'switch off' hypertension Jul 23, 2:46 pm
Washington, July 23 (ANI): Researchers have designed new compounds that could be the key to controlling hypertension and switching off the signaling pathways that lead to the deadly condition.
Alcohol consumption during pregnancy affects fetus' nervous system Jul 20, 12:12 pm
Washington, July 20 (ANI): Alcohol consumption during pregnancy has detrimental effects on fetal central nervous system development, a study suggests.
Promising path to prevent epilepsy identified Jun 24, 5:24 pm
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Scientists have identified a new drug target - a receptor in the nervous system - that may be key to prevent the onset of epilepsy after a prolonged period of seizures.
Pain causing protein may hold key to better treatment of arthritis Jun 16, 12:22 pm
Washington, June 16 (ANI): A new study by researchers at McGill University adds to a growing body of evidence that the nervous system and nerve-growth factor (NGF) play a major role in arthritis.
Secrets behind itching revealed May 24, 2:23 pm
Washington, May 24 (ANI): Scientists at the National Institutes of Health report have discovered that a small molecule released in the spinal cord of a mouse triggers a process that is later experienced in the brain as the sensation of itch.
Hot and cold senses interact Apr 9, 3:31 pm
Washington, April 9 (ANI): A study from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine has provided new insights into how the nervous system processes hot and cold temperatures.
How Lou Gehrig's disease develops Apr 1, 11:15 am
London, April 1 (ANI): A type of central nervous system cell other than motor neurons plays a fundamental role in the development of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a fatal degenerative disease that is also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, according to Johns Hopkins scientists.
Hunger-spiking neurons could help treat autoimmune diseases Mar 26, 3:40 pm
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): Neurons that control hunger in the central nervous system also regulate immune cell functions, implicating eating behavior as a defense against infections and autoimmune disease development, a new study has found.
Chemical in plastics may impair developing brain Feb 26, 10:51 am
Washington, February 26 (ANI): Environmental exposure to bisphenol A (BPA), a widespread chemical found in plastics and resins, may suppress a gene vital to nerve cell function and to the development of the central nervous system, a study has revealed.
Cockroaches could help build better robots in future Feb 23, 11:45 am
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Researchers have found that running cockroaches start to recover from being shoved sideways before their dawdling nervous system kicks in to tell their legs what to do.
Its official! Music has healing power Dec 23, 3:12 pm
Washington, Dec 23(ANI): Though medical practitioners have been convinced of music's health benefits for thousands of years, there had been little peer-reviewed research to back them up.
Washington, November 22 (ANI): A team of IRCM researchers has recently uncovered a nerve cell's internal clock, used during embryonic development.
Brain 'may see more than eyes' Nov 2, 1:51 pm
London, November 2 (ANI): Vision may be less important to "seeing" than is the brain's ability to process points of light into complex images, a new study has claimed.
Washington, Nov 1 (ANI): US researchers have discovered that blocking a certain enzyme in the brain can help repair the brain damage associated with multiple sclerosis and a range of other neurological disorders.
New electronic implant to help paralysed patients to walk again Sep 2, 11:33 am
London, Sept 2 (ANI): An electronic device developed by scientists in Germany has enabled four paralysed people to walk again.
What gives Usain Bolt an edge over his rivals Aug 4, 3:46 pm
London, August 4 (ANI): Body shape, muscle strength, the relative lengths of legs, heels and toes, as well as a fine-tuned nervous system to pull the whole thing together, are just some of the biological attributes that make a world-class runner, it has been revealed.
Migraine 'neurological and not vascular disorder' May 20, 3:58 pm
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Migraine is a neurological, not vascular, disorder and both acute and preventive treatments being developed target peripheral and central nervous systems, according to a new study.
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