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Neurons can be reprogrammed long after they’ve matured, study finds

These drawings by Santiago Ramón y Cajal show the cellular structure of three different areas of the human cerebral cortex. The cortex is the seat of higher mental functions such as language and decision-making, and contains dozens of distinct, specialised … Continue reading

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Brain Fog Causes

There are times when we are firing on all cylinders, when we feel alert, focused and on the ball and inevitably these times see us being highly productive and creative and achieving a lot. Then there are the other times, … Continue reading

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Nervous system

Summary
The nervous system helps all the parts of the body to communicate with each other. The brain and spinal cord make up the central nervous system. The other nerves of the body are called the peripheral nervous system. Problems of the nervous system include epilepsy, meningitis, multiple sclerosis (MS) and Parkinson’s disease.
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Brain Explained

The brain oversees bodily functions and allows consciousness. The brain can be affected by disorders and events such as trauma, stroke and tumours. Some drugs, including alcohol, also affect the brain. Symptoms and effects depend on which brain areas are affected. Continue reading

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