Publisher: Wikipedia 2014
The human brain has the same general structure as the brains of other mammals, but has a more developed cortex than any other. Despite being protected by the thick bones of the skull, suspended in cerebrospinal fluid, and isolated from the bloodstream by the blood–brain barrier, the human brain is susceptible to damage and disease.
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by Matthew Hogan, Bruce Altevogt - National Academies Press
The workshop 'From Molecules to Minds' was organized so that representatives of all corners of the neuroscience world could provide updates on the latest advances in the field, and then discuss how they related to the concept of Grand Challenges.
by Nizar Souayah (ed.) - InTech
The objective of this book is to update health care professionals on recent advances in pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of peripheral neuropathy. This work was written by a group of clinicians and scientists with large expertise in the field.
by T. Reichenbach, A. J. Hudspeth - arXiv
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by Rand S. Swenson - Dartmouth Medical School
This review will discuss the cellular components of the nervous system first and then will consider the peripheral nervous system before discussing the Central nervous system. In the CNS we will consider the sensory systems and then motor systems.