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.
Each section is composed of chapters that deal with specific topics commonly understood to be important in developing an understanding of that particular nervous system
Together with colleagues from Paris, scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research in Frankfurt and the Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics in Freiburg succeeded in demonstrating that, under modified conditions, these stem cells can also generate cells of the central nervous system
By blocking these two sets of adhesion molecules, which normally function like the two sides of velcro, the activated immune cells can be forced to continue to speed through the bloodstream, propelled by blood flow, and prevented from wedging their way through the blood vessel wall and into the central nervous system
The nervous system
is composed of the brain and spinal cord, titled the central nervous system
More than 90 percent of pesticides and inert ingredients are never tested for their effects on developing nervous systems
," says John Wargo, director of the Yale Center for Children's Environmental Health and author of Risks from Lawn-Care Pesticides, a report from Environment and Human Health.
Psychological risk factors for HIV pathogenesis: Mediation by the autonomic nervous system
The pathogenesis of WNV was reviewed; clinicians suggested that infections of the central nervous system
can demonstrate any or all of three distinct characteristics: neuroinvasiveness (the ability to enter the nervous system
), neurotropism (the ability to infect neural cells), and neurovirulence (the ability to cause neurologic disease).
When you get motion sickness, for example, there is a disconnect, so your autonomic nervous system
doesn't function properly," Jemison says.
An independent analysis of 140 adverse events reported to the FDA between June 1997 and March 1999 found that 47% involved the cardiovascular system and 18% involved the central nervous system
Meningioma is a well-recognized tumor of the central nervous system
, but it rarely appears as a primary extra-cranial tumor of the paranasal sinuses.
ANSWER: Mad cow disease, also called bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), is a disease that affects the central nervous system
of cattle and is ultimately fatal.