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Nervous System

Nervous System
The nervous system co-ordinates our actions and transmits signals between different parts of our body. It consists of two parts: Central Nervous System and the Peripheral Nervous System. The former includes brain and spinal cord while the later consists of mainly nerves, which are long fibers that connect the CNS to every other part of our body.
  • Brachial Plexus And Injuries

    The brachial plexus is a network of nerves running from the spine that supplies the skin and musculature of the upper limb.These nerves from the spine are formed by the ventral rami of the lower...
    30/12/2014 by Dr.
  • Meninges - Membranes Enveloping Central Nervous System

    Similar to the lungs, which has a covering called pleura and the intestines which have a covering called the peritoneum, the brain and the spinal cord also have a covering called the Meninges. Both...
    19/03/2014 by Dr.
  • Cerebellum Functions

    Interesting facts about Cerebellum:The Little Brain

    The human cerebellum also known as the "Little Brain" is situated just above the brain stem and toward the back of the brain. It plays an important role in the motor control (the integration of...
    14/03/2014 by Dr.
  • Understanding Sciatica - Pain in the Lower Back

    Similar to brachial plexus which serves both the upper limbs, the Sciatic nerve serves both the lower limbs. The sciatic nerve is the largest single nerve in the human body and is almost as thick as...
    10/03/2014 by Dr.
  • The Spinal Cord : The Transmitter of Sensations

    The spinal cord begins where the base of the brain ends and tapers at the end into a bundle of nerves near the sacrum of the spine. It is situated inside the vertebral canal in the center,...
    01/03/2014 by Dr.
  • Cranial Nerves: The Nerve Center In The Brain

    Various types of nerves control the functions of the tissues, muscles and organs in the human body, and their nourishment is supplied through blood vessels containing energy. The nerve supply to...
    28/01/2014 by Dr.
  • The Brain

    Interesting facts about brain: The brain has more than 100,000 miles of blood vessels within it. The brain itself has no receptors for pain, even though it mediates pain in other parts of the...
    02/02/2013 by Dr.