Central nervous system disease
A central nervous system disease can affect either the spinal cord (myelopathy) or brain (encephalopathy), both of which are part of the central nervous system.
The spinal cord transmits sensory r...
Central nervous system disease - Wikipedia
Researchers Discover the Moment Alzheimer's disease Is Triggered
Researchers discover the moment Alzheimer's disease is triggered.
Neanderthal Minibrains Offer Insight Into Our History
Comparing Neanderthal minibrains to those of modern humans can help explain our evolution into the dominant species.
The most detailed map of the brain ever created
The most detailed map of the brain ever created! Credit: Hashem Al-Ghaili
This trippy-looking visualization reveals neural connections in a human brain
This trippy-looking visualization reveals neural connections in a human brain.
Stem-cell based stroke treatment repairs
Stem-cell based stroke treatment repairs damaged brain tissue.
Researchers Have Discovered The Secrets Of Drumming & The Human Brain
Researchers Have Discovered The Secrets Of Drumming & The Human Brain. Video by Truth Theory Learn More: http://bit.ly/2n3Vx1I
Future Treatments For Spine And Spinal Cord Injuries
Future Treatments For Spine And Spinal Cord Injuries
Do you know anyone who complains a lot?
Do you know anyone who complains a lot?
Ray Kurzweil: Get ready for hybrid thinking
Two hundred million years ago, our mammal ancestors developed a new brain feature: the neocortex. This stamp-sized piece of tissue (wrapped around a brain th...
How not exercising transforms your brain
A recent study published in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, conducted by University of Maryland's Department of Kinesiology, has found that master athlete's brains get significantly less blood flow a...
The human brain
The human brain - in stunning detail. The world's most detailed scan of the brain's internal wiring has been produced by scientists at Cardiff University in the UK. http://bbc.in/2tLEjLB (via BBC...
Clearing toxins from brain a great boost for Parkinson's and Alzheimer's treatment.
#BREAKING: New chemicals that clear toxic proteins from brain cells have been identified. A great boost for Parkinson's and Alzheimer's treatment.
UF researchers find that 'peanut butter' test can help diagnose Alzheimer's disease
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A dollop of peanut butter and a ruler can be used to confirm a diagnosis of early stage Alzheimer's disease, University of Florida Heal...
Diet sodas raise risk of dementia and stroke, study finds
People who drink diet sodas daily have three times the risk of stroke and dementia compared to people who drink one less than once a week, researchers report...
Spinal cord
The spinal cord is a long, thin, tubular bundle of nervous tissue and support cells that extends from the medulla oblongata in the brainstem to the lumbar region of the vertebral column. The brain and...
Spinal cord - Wikipedia
Human brain
The human brain has the same general structure as the brains of other mammals, but has a more developed cerebral cortex than any other. Large animals such as whales and elephants have larger brains in...
Human brain - Wikipedia
Encephalitis
Encephalitis (from Ancient Greek ἐγκέφαλος, enképhalos “brain”, composed of ἐν, en, “in” and κεφαλή, kephalé, “head”, and the medical suffix -itis “inflammation”) is an acute inflammation of the brain...
Meningitis
Meningitis (from Greek μῆνιγξ méninx, "membrane" and the medical suffix -itis, "inflammation") is an acute inflammation of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord, known collective...
Meningitis - Wikipedia
Tropical spastic paraparesis
Tropical spastic paraparesis (TSP), also known as HTLV-associated myelopathy or chronic progressive myelopathy, is an infection of the spinal cord by Human T-lymphotropic virus resulting in paraparesi...
Arachnoid cyst
Arachnoid cysts are cerebrospinal fluid covered by arachnoidal cells and collagen that may develop between the surface of the brain and the cranial base or on the arachnoid membrane, one of the three ...
Arachnoid cyst - Wikipedia
Huntington's disease
Huntington's disease (HD) is a neurodegenerative genetic disorder that affects muscle coordination and leads to mental decline and behavioral symptoms. Symptoms of the disease can vary between individ...
Huntington's disease - Wikipedia
Alzheimer's disease
Alzheimer's disease (AD), also known as Alzheimer disease, or just Alzheimer's, accounts for 60% to 70% of cases of dementia. It is a chronic neurodegenerative disease that usually starts slowly and g...
Alzheimer's disease - Wikipedia
Locked-in syndrome
Locked-in syndrome (LIS) is a condition in which a patient is aware but cannot move or communicate verbally due to complete paralysis of nearly all voluntary muscles in the body except for the eyes. T...
Parkinson's disease
Parkinson's disease (PD, also known as idiopathic or primary parkinsonism, hypokinetic rigid syndrome (HRS), or paralysis agitans) is a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system. The motor ...
Parkinson's disease - Wikipedia
Tourette syndrome
Tourette syndrome (also called Tourette's syndrome, Tourette's disorder, Gilles de la Tourette syndrome, GTS or, more commonly, simply Tourette's or TS) is an inherited neuropsychiatric disorder with ...
Tourette syndrome - Wikipedia
Multiple sclerosis
Multiple sclerosis (MS), also known as disseminated sclerosis or encephalomyelitis disseminata, is an inflammatory disease in which the insulating covers of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord ar...
Traumatic brain injury
Traumatic brain injury (TBI), also known as intracranial injury, occurs when an external force traumatically injures the brain. TBI can be classified based on severity, mechanism (closed or penetrati...
Traumatic brain injury - Wikipedia
Stroke
Stroke, also known as cerebrovascular accident (CVA), cerebrovascular insult (CVI), or brain attack, is when poor blood flow to the brain results in cell death. There are two main types: ischemic due ...