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Now we can take easy to obtain blood samples, and make the main cell types of neurological systems -- the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system -- in a dish that is specialized for each patient," said Bhatia.
In order to investigate the subclinical involvement of the peripheral nervous system, we excluded patients with diminished DTR and vibration defects and previous peripheral nervous system involvement.
The peripheral nervous system is comprised of the cranial nerves, spinal nerves, autonomic nerves, and ganglia.
The cells were taken from the patient's own peripheral nervous system (specifically, the sural nerve in her ankle).
Any unilateral damage in the central or peripheral nervous system involving the motor neurons or the axons of the RLN can cause URLNP.
In keeping with the long and outstanding history of the Atlas of Tumor Pathology, the Tumors of the Peripheral Nervous System by Scheithauer, Woodruff, and Erlandson has distinguished itself as one of the great additions to the series.
The technology that they emphasize primarily relates to stimulation of the peripheral nervous system.
Lead in the body can cause serious damage to the central and peripheral nervous system, the cardiovascular system and the kidneys.
As proposed by Melzack [1971] the central theory asserts that within the brainstem is a mechanism which inhibits neural responses originating in the peripheral nervous system.
Nutritional Neuroscience is an international, interdisciplinary broad-based journal for reporting both basic and clinical research in the field of nutrition that relates to the central and peripheral nervous system.
Parecoxib is a kind of COX-2 inhibitor which compared with opioid, can effectively inhibit COX-2 expression and reduce the synthesis of prostaglandin in the central and peripheral nervous system, inhibit hyperalgesia and increase pain threshold.
Many chronic inflammatory diseases and mental health conditions affecting military Service members and veterans involve abnormal activity in the peripheral nervous system, which plays a key role in organ function.

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