Nervous System

At Last! An Effective New Treatment for Chronic Back Pain

At Last! An Effective New Treatment for Chronic Back Pain

An effective new treatment for chronic back pain targets the nervous system. A new treatment offers hope for people challenged…

August 2, 2022

Research Shows Investigational Cancer Drug Can Boost Regeneration of Damaged Nerves After Spinal Cord Injury

Scientists have demonstrated that a brain-penetrating candidate drug currently in development as a cancer therapy can promote regeneration of damaged…

July 14, 2022

Drug Found To Stop Nervous System Tumor Growth

Researchers discover that in the NF1 cancer predisposition syndrome, hyperactive neurons drive tumor growth Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) patients develop…

June 21, 2022

Nerve Repair “Glue” – Molecule Identified for Regulating the Repair of Injured Nerves

Researchers at The University of Queensland have identified a molecule essential for regulating the repair of injured nerves, which could…

March 16, 2022

Sinister Trick That Helps Herpes Check Into the Nervous System for Life

Herpes' commute into nervous system is aided by a sinister trick. Scientists discover how herpes kidnaps protein to infect the…

November 19, 2021

Scientists Discover 520 Million-Year-Old Fossilized Nervous System

Researchers from the University of Cambridge have discovered a 520 million-year-old fossilized nervous system is the most complete and best…

March 1, 2016

Viruses Attack Mitochondria to Travel and Spread Within the Nervous System

Observed for the first time in neurons, biologists from Princeton University documented common strains of the herpes virus indirectly taking…

May 30, 2012