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A study in worms that are less than a millimetre long has yielded clues that may be important for understanding how nerves grow.
The human brain is the most complex of all organs, containing billions of neurons with their corresponding projections, all woven together in a highly complex, three-dimensional web.
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have developed a computer modeling method to accurately predict how a peripheral nerve axon responds to electrical stimuli, slashing the complex work from an inhibitory weeks-long process to just a few seconds.
Oh, the challenges of being a neuron, responsible for essential things like muscle contraction, gland secretion and sensitivity to touch, sound and light, yet constantly bombarded with signals from here, there and everywhere.
Offers Baseline Tests for Concussion Management to 130 Australia Rules Football Clubs through its Good for Footy Program Wausau, WI (PRWEB) July 03, 2011 Toyota has announced it will sponsor a new initiative that will lead the way in making Australia Rules football safer for footballers at a grassroots level.
A paper published online today in Nature reveals that glia play a key role in preventing the progression of the most prominent Rett Syndrome symptoms displayed by mouse models of the disease: lethality, irregular breathing and apneas, hypoactivity and decreased dendritic complexity.
New information has come to light explaining how injured skin cells and touch-sensing nerve fibers coordinate their regeneration during wound healing.
New data offer hints to why Parkinson's disease so selectively harms brain cells that produce the chemical dopamine.
Drugs already in development to treat Alzheimer's disease may eventually be tapped for a different purpose altogether: re-growing the ends of injured nerves to relieve pain and paralysis.
WAUSAU, Wis., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastbay and Axon Sports encourage all Athletes to play safe and strong. Axon Sports is giving away 25,000 cognitive Baseline tests to schools, clubs and youth sports associations across America - 100 sets of 250 Baseline tests.
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