Latest Sensory system Stories
Thank goodness for your spinal cord on icy treks! In a recent study, professor Martyn Goulding and his colleagues explain that when we need to keep our balance on slick surfaces such as ice, there is a cluster of neurons in our spinal cords, which serve as a sort of “mini-brain.”
American Chronic Pain Association video offers help for those who live with someone with chronic pain SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan.
In dark or murky waters, fish are still able to navigate their environment thanks to a network of body sensors that detect changes in the water flow around them.
It's long been said that music can help soothe the soul and ease a person’s pain, and new research from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has found there's some truth to the old adage – at least, when it comes to pediatric surgery patients.
Having the right music playing as you sit down for that first bite of family dinner this holiday season could make the food more palatable, psychologists from Oxford University claim.
Centers Across Texas Offer Various Treatments for Joint Relief (PRWEB) December 05, 2014 Victory Healthcare announces the launch of the Joint Pain Centers
CENTENNIAL, Colo., Dec.
Two different teams of researchers have discovered ways to create the neurons that detect pain, itch and other sensations in laboratory conditions out of human and mouse skin cells.
Created by Pilot Dean Siracusa, Flying Eyes are becoming the ideal sunglasses for everyone from pilots to motorcyclists, firefighters to racing pit crews.
CENTENNIAL, Colo., Nov.
The ear is an organ from the auditory system that collects sounds, and also balances and enables body position. Formation and Orientation The ear can be broken down into the inner and outer ears. The outer part of the ear is the visible flap (auricle) and ear canal which collects sounds which create pressure that echoes through the middle ear. The inner ear, however, is embedded in the temporal bone. There are hollow areas of the inner ear that are filled with liquids and hair cells...
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