The discovery of the neuron
The complexity and small size of most neurons made elucidating the structure of the neuron the most formidable task in the field of histology, and the debate about the fine structure of the nervous system ... axon and cell body; and 4. information flows ...
Yoga and massage ehances myofascial release and flexibility
When we talk about mind-body activities what we are often talking about is the fascia. It is a mind body matrix. The vast majority of our senses are located in the fascia and since the stream of sensory information coming from our fascia is the greatest in ...
New neurons are needed for new memories
Newborn neurons generated in the SVZ migrate along a pathway called the rostral migratory stream to populate the olfactory bulb, a structure which transmits sensory information from ... continuous turnover. The vast majority of cells in the deeper regions ...
Study points to potential culprit that kills motor neurons in ALS
Motor neurons, or nerve cells, in the brain and spinal cord control the function of muscles throughout the body. In amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ... Some cases of ALS are hereditary but the vast majority of patients have no family ties to the disease.
Are Ultrasounds Causing Autism in Unborn Babies?
He began looking at the brain as a system instead of isolated parts. It is these columns of neurons working ... one thing in common: the vast majority of pregnant women are getting regular prenatal care and being exposed to ultrasound in the form of ...