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peripheral nervous system

The peripheral nervous system (PNS) is the part of the n...

wikipedia - 08 Nov 2016
The peripheral nervous system (PNS) is the part of the nervous system that consists of the nerves and ganglia outside of the brain and spinal cord. The main function of the PNS is to connect the central nervous system (CNS) to the limbs and organs, essentially serving as a communication relay going back and forth between the brain and spinal cord with the rest of the body. Unlike the CNS, the PNS is not protected by the bone of spine and skull, or by the blood–brain barrier, which leaves it ex
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Muscle Relaxants

Charcot-Marie-Tooth News - 30 Nov 2018
Muscle relaxants are therapies that can reduce the frequency and severity of muscle cramps, which can occur in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease patients.
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PMP22 Antisense Oligonucleotides

Charcot-Marie-Tooth News - 30 Nov 2018
PMP22 antisense oligonucleotides (ASOs), an experimental treatment being studied in animal models, may be effective in treating Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.
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Breakthrough in restless legs syndrome

European Biotechnology - 15 Nov 2018
Researchers at University of Göttingen, Germany, have identified nerve excitability of motor nerve cells trigger restless legs syndrome.
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11 Signs Your Headache Is Actually a Migraine

Women's Health - 13 Nov 2018
If you think your “really bad headaches” aren't migraines, you may want to take a closer look at your symptoms—especially if you're a woman. More than half of ...
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RNAi: A Coming of Age Story - 03 Dec 2018
This year the first RNAi therapy was approved, after 20 years in development. We asked some experts about the current state of the field and what we can expect ...
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SA research to help Tassie Devils

Newcastle Herald - 13 Nov 2018
Research on stem cells found in the teeth of Tasmanian Devils, could help find a cure for the deadly facial tumours which threaten the future of the species...
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Defining Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia

OncLive - 29 Nov 2018
Transcript: Steven P. Treon, MD, PhD: Waldenström macroglobulinemia is a lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma. This is a mature B-cell lymphoma that also has the ...
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A spinal nerve

Cosmos - 02 Aug 2018
Spinal nerves are part of the peripheral nervous system. They run within the spinal column to carry nerve signals to and from all parts of the body. The spinal ...
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Enzyme ensures thick insulation

Science Daily - 08 Mar 2018
Researchers have revealed that Schwann cells in the peripheral nervous system largely produce their own fatty acids in order to create electrical insulation for ...
peripheral nervous system

When muscles weaken with age

Science Daily - 19 Jun 2018
Age-related changes in the peripheral nerves can drastically reduce the quality of life. Scientists have now identified what triggers such changes.
peripheral nervous system

How alcohol affects the nervous system

The New Times - 15 Apr 2018
The nervous system is the structure that receives all kinds of sensations and executes the functioning of limbs and various body parts. This becomes possible ...

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