The nervous system may play a bigger role in infections and auto-immune diseases than previously known, says a study.
With three more people dying due to Encephalitis since yesterday, the death toll in cases related to the mosquito-borne virus in the seven north Bengal districts rose to 105 today.
Damage to the central nervous system, the brain and spinal cord, is currently irreparable. But this may change soon as researchers have now discovered that genetic and chemical treatment could help regenerate damaged nerves.
Australian researchers are working on a clinical trial aimed at improving the lives of those suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS).
People suffering from Parkinson`s disease often feel embarrassed about eating at social luncheons or dinners as their hands tremble. The result is terrible isolation.
A new research has revealed that having a slow reaction time in midlife increases risk of dying 15 years later.
Researchers have revealed that the breast cancer drug tamoxifen is toxic to cells of the brain and central nervous system, and produces mental fogginess similar to "chemo brain."
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