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Latest Nerve Stories

2013-01-08 10:05:13

Working with fruit flies, Johns Hopkins scientists have decoded the activity of protein signals that let certain nerve cells know when and where to branch so that they reach and connect to their correct muscle targets.

Severed Nerves Guided Back To Health With Hybrid Tunnel
2012-12-17 16:55:26

Building a tunnel made up of both hard and soft materials to guide the reconnection of severed nerve endings may be the first step toward helping patients who have suffered extensive nerve trauma regain feeling and movement, according to a team of biomedical engineers.

Mechanisms Behind Response To Gentle Touch Discovered
2012-12-10 05:47:22

A team of researchers has reportedly discovered the group of nerve cells responsible for communicating the sensation of gentle touch in fruit flies -- and possibly in humans and other organisms as well -- potentially shedding light on one of most mysterious senses in all of biology.

2012-11-23 10:40:03

A team of IRCM researchers, led by Dr. Frédéric Charron, recently uncovered a nerve cell’s internal clock, used during embryonic development.

Promising Nerve Research From Stem Cells Plus Nanofibers
2012-11-07 15:29:57

Researchers coax cells to grow and myelinate along thin fibers, with potential use in testing treatments for neurological diseases

2012-11-02 14:49:03

World-leading experts in Magnetic Resonance Imaging from The University of Nottingham’s Sir Peter Mansfield Magnetic Resonance Centre have made a key discovery which could give the medical world a new tool for the improved diagnosis and monitoring of neuro-degenerative diseases like multiple sclerosis.

Immune System Can Accelerate Regeneration Of Peripheral Nerves
2012-10-02 13:19:21

Modulating immune response to injury could accelerate the regeneration of severed peripheral nerves, a new study in an animal model has found.

2012-09-08 23:00:02

The abstract submission titled “Clinical Results from a Multicenter Registry Study on the Use of Processed Nerve Allograft for Sensory, Mixed and Motor Nerve Repairs” was selected for an Outstanding

2012-09-07 23:00:09

Attendees at ASSH 2012 are invited to join AxoGen to “Thank a Wounded Warrior” and donate to the Wounded Warrior Project. Alachua, FL (PRWEB) September 06,


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.