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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.
How worm knows where its nose is May 17, 5:41 pm
London, May 17 (ANI): Worms' nervous system is much more capable and complex than previously thought, and has a way to monitor its own motion, a new Harvard study has suggested
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): Omega-3 fatty acid supplements may not help patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, according to a new study.
Biomarkers for autism identified Mar 24, 2:49 pm
London, Mar 24 (ANI): Researchers have taken a critical step towards developing a rapid, inexpensive diagnostic method for autism.
Washington, March 21 (ANI): Bisphenol A (BPA), an industrial chemical and environmental pollutant found in many hard plastic products, could not only affect the heart, brain and nervous system, it could also affect a mammal's ability to reproduce by altering the structure of the uterus in ways that can progress to a potentially fatal infection.
London, March 9 (ANI): Spanish researchers have for the first time proved that the Cannabinoid 2 receptor, which has modulating functions in the nervous system, is involved in regulating impulsive behaviour.
Erasing neuronal memories may help control chronic pain Feb 14, 3:32 pm
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): Researchers are one step closer to find new solutions for those who are suffering from chronic pain.
Rising CO2 emissions 'damaging' fish brains Jan 21, 10:55 am
London, Jan 21 (ANI): Rising levels of human carbon dioxide emissions may be affecting the brains and central nervous system of sea fishes, thereby threatening their survival in the long run, a new study has suggested.
First-ever umbilical cord stem cells made that yield brain cells Jan 18, 2:23 pm
Washington, Jan 18 (ANI): Scientists have for the first time transformed stem cells from umbilical cords into other types of cells, which may have several therapeutic applications for spinal cord injuries and multiple sclerosis, among other nervous system diseases.
Salt's real role in high blood pressure revealed Jan 14, 10:15 am
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Researchers have debunked the widely-believed concept that hypertension, or high blood pressure, is the result of excess salt causing an increased blood volume, exerting extra pressure on the arteries.heir research found that excess salt stimulates the sympathetic nervous system to produce adrenalin, causing artery constriction and hypertension.
Ageing in MS patients may be reversed Jan 7, 12:09 pm
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Ageing in the central nervous system for multiple sclerosis (MS) patients may be reversed, a new study suggested.
Coming soon, 'supercomputers' that can predict the future Dec 5, 1:39 pm
London, Dec 5 (ANI): The European Union is all set to fund a 900 million-pound scheme to produce a computer system that could predict spread of diseases and impending financial meltdowns.
Early sex can negatively affect body, mood in adulthood Nov 16, 1:06 pm
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): Sex during adolescence can have lasting negative effects on the body and mood well into adulthood, most likely because the nervous system is in its developing phase during this age, a new study has suggested.
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): Carbon monoxide (CO) - a tasteless, colourless and odourless gas - found in the exhaust of vehicles and generators has been dubbed the "silent killer" because excessive inhalation is lethal, poisoning the nervous system and heart.
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