News tagged with nervous system
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Cannabis seems to ease the painful muscle stiffness typical of multiple sclerosis, indicate phase III trial results, published in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.
Neuroscience Oct 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Oral medication for treating a type of incontinence in women is roughly as effective as Botox injections to the bladder, reported researchers who conducted a National Institutes of Health clinical trials network study, with ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A University of Adelaide researcher has published results that suggest a possible new mechanism to control multiple sclerosis (MS).
Medical research Oct 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists have used the venom of Africa's lethal black mamba to produce a surprising outcome in mice which they hope to replicate in humans—effective pain relief without toxic side effects.
Medical research Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0
(HealthDay)—Using a high-tech imaging process to measure the thickness of the eye's retina may one day predict the progression of multiple sclerosis, a new study suggests.
Neuroscience Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—With an incredible diversity of cell types, the central nervous system (CNS), comprising the brain, spinal cord and retina, can be considered to be the most complex organ in the body. Professor Bill Harris, ...
Medical research Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A swine flu vaccine used in 2009-10 is linked to a higher risk of the sleeping disorder narcolepsy in children and teens in Sweden and Finland, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control said Friday.
Medications Sep 21, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
In a study at the University of California, San Diego and VA San Diego Healthcare, researchers were able to regenerate "an astonishing degree" of axonal growth at the site of severe spinal cord injury in rats. Their research ...
Medical research Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 1 |
New research indicates marijuana-like compounds called endocannabinoids alter genes and biological signals critical to the formation of a normal placenta during pregnancy and may contribute to pregnancy complications like ...
Medical research Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Researchers from the University of Utah have gained new insight into the regulation of adult nerve cell generation in the hypothalamus, the part of the brain that regulates many aspects of behavior, mood, and metabolism. ...
Medical research Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
New research offers a possible strategy for treating central nervous system diseases, such as brain and spinal cord injury, brain cancer, epilepsy, and neurological complications of HIV. The experimental treatment method ...
Medical research Sep 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have discovered that a neuronal pathway—part of the autonomic nervous system—reaches the bones and participates in the control of bone development.
Medical research Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Astrocytes are cells that have many functions in the central nervous system, such as the control of neuronal synapses, blood flow, or the brain's response to neurotrauma or stroke.
Medical research Aug 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists at the University of Houston (UH) have discovered what may possibly be a key ingredient in the fight against Parkinson's disease.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Aug 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Amputation disrupts not only the peripheral nervous system but also central structures of the brain. While the brain is able to adapt and compensate for injury in certain conditions, in amputees the traumatic event prevents ...
Neuroscience Aug 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |