Tag Archives: central nervous system

The arms really can give the legs a helping hand in rehabilitation of human walking

The emergence of upright, bipedal walking is a characteristic of human evolution that separate us from our quadrupedal cousins—other animals. The upright walking posture freed our hands so that we could perform skilled tasks like signaling, carrying,

MYD88 mutation is associated with an unfavorable outcome of Primary Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma

Malignant lymphoma is a cancer of lymphocytes. This is actually a disease group consisting of multiple subtypes, among which diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) is characterized by diffuse proliferation of large B lymphoid cells. Primary DLBCL of

The direct effects of fingolimod in the central nervous system

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease affecting the central nervous system (CNS). In people with MS, an immune system error causes lymphocytes (white blood cells) to leave glands known as lymph nodes (where they are stored),

A new take on walking exercise to stimulate adaptations in the nervous system

Exercise causes adaptations that ultimately make performance of physical activity easier. One way the body adapts to exercise is by re-organization of the central nervous system (CNS). Some neural connections may be strengthened, while others may be

Sex, salt, and the central nervous system: estrogen and body sodium balance

Historically, research about reproductive hormones like estrogen has focused on reproduction and reproductive behaviors. Certainly, this focus is understandable; however, it is becoming increasingly obvious that estrogen plays a broader role . In fact , estrogen profoundly