The central nervous system, or the CNS, is made up of the brain and spinal cord and is one of the divisions of the nervous system. Information is sent from other parts of the body to the central nervous system through the sensory neurons and information is sent out to the body through the motor neurons.
Several CNS diseases exist, such as meningitis, Alzheimer's disease, multiple sclerosis and Huntington's disease. Here at Bright Hub, you can find articles on the functions and components of the central nervous system. You can also find articles on the different CNS diseases: their causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
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|Cerebrospinal Fluid Analysis
Cerebrospinal fluid analysis is a test done for patients with central nervous system problems, like infection, hemorrhage and other conditions which manifest with neurological symptoms...
1p36 Chromosome Deletion
A look at one of the most familiar case of chromosome aberration - 1p36 chromosome deletion - its signs and symptoms and some of its major clinical findings....
|Nerve Cells and the Nervous System
The nervous system is the main communication hub for the body in animals. It allows information to be sent around an organism and for it to react to outside stimulus. Nerve cells provide...
Exploring the Human Brain: The Organ that Runs the Show
Boost the power of your brain by learning more about it with this fascinating guide to the complex organ at the center of the nervous system....