• A University of Virginia study showed success in strengthening memory in rats by stimulating the vagus nerve, which releases the neurotransmitter norepinephrine into the amygdala, consolidating memories. (sott.net)
  • Truly breaking new medical ground, neurosurgeon Kevin Tracey was the first to prove that stimulating the vagus nerve can significantly reduce inflammation. (sott.net)
  • University of Virginia psychologists have moved the science of memory forward, reporting that stimulating the vagus nerve, which carries sensory messages to and from the brain, releases the neurotransmitter norepinephrine into the amygdala, strengthening memory storage in limbic regions of the brain that regulate arousal, memory and feeling responses to emotionally laden stimuli. (sott.net)
  • In the second experiment, the researchers injected the rats with methyl atropine, a drug that blocks the acetylcholine that is released from descending vagal fibers onto peripheral organs, 10 minutes before stimulating the vagus nerve. (sott.net)
  • VNS therapy side effects tend to occur only when the pulse generator is actually stimulating the vagus nerve. (healthyplace.com)
  • Nerve nets are found in species in the phyla Cnidaria (e.g. scyphozoa, box jellyfish, and sea anemones), Ctenophora, and Echinodermata. (wikipedia.org)
  • Jellyfish also depend on a loose network of nerves located within their epidermal and gastrodermal tissue (outer and inner body walls, respectively) to detect touch and a circular ring throughout the rhopalial lappet located at the rim of their body. (heidelberg.fan)
  • It leaves the skull through the middle compartment of the jugular foramen, where it has upper and lower ganglionic swellings, which are the sensory ganglia of the nerve. (medscape.com)
  • Nerve Net Noise is the Japanese duo of Tsuyoshi "Tagomago" Nakamura and Hiroshi Kumakiri who specialize in minimalist, glitch and noise music produced with homemade analogue synthesizers. (blogspot.com)
  • After the collaboration Dub Sonic meets Nerve Net Noise (Zero Gravity, 1997) and This Island Earth (Zero Gravity, 1997), they delivered the provocative 160/240 (Meme, 1998), devoted to minimalist , patiente-testing processes of decomposition. (blogspot.com)
  • Their album 'Live at the Uplink Factory November 3, 1996' (with Nerve Net Noise) [Zero Gravity] also features a jam with noisy electronics group Nerve Net Noise, as well as a track with Nerve Net Noise by themselves. (blogspot.com)
  • FYI, for anyone who is as big a Nerve Net Noise fan as I am, you may like to know that thier next album will be out on my label, Intransitive, in January '08. (blogspot.com)
  • This is the second New Years Day live set from Japan's Nerve Net Noise and Boston's Jessica Rylan. (rarefrequency.com)
  • a nerve-racking noise. (definithing.com)
  • Ali Click (1992) is a CD Maxi-Single of remixes of the song "Ali Click" from Brian Eno's album Nerve Net. (wikipedia.org)
  • In both plants and cnidaria, electrical signals are transmitted through non-nerve tissues, from cell to cell through utilization of gap junctions. (heidelberg.fan)
  • In some colonial eukaryotes such as Obelia electrical signals do propagate not only through neural nets, but also through epithelial cells in the shared digestive system of the colony. (wikipedia.org)
  • Biogen deemed the data "positive" because in some patients, electric signals moved more freely through the nerve after treatment-a measure of the nerve working better. (xconomy.com)
  • Biogen reported that in 34 percent of the people in the study, electric signals moved more freely through the nerve after treatment-a measurement of the nerve working better. (xconomy.com)
  • In order to be able to receive signals from other cells, nerve cells form complex extensions called dendrites (from the Greek "Ë dendron' meaning tree). (redorbit.com)
  • The e-book delineates the overall pathological beneficial properties of peripheral nerve problems and the diagnostic potential and barriers of the nerve biopsy. (rexnet.com.br)
  • MLSS ), a developer of computerized drug delivery instruments that provide painless and precise injections, today announced it has received Notice of Allowance from the European Patent Office (EPO) covering its instrument for performing a peripheral nerve block (PNB). (healthtechnologynet.com)
  • Leonard Osser, Interim Chief Executive Officer of Milestone Scientific, stated, "We are pleased to announce this important Notice of Allowance from the European Patent Office covering our instrument for performing a peripheral nerve block. (healthtechnologynet.com)
  • Besides anesthesiologists, most providers would likely not be comfortable performing landmark or nerve-stimulator guided peripheral nerve blocks. (emdocs.net)
  • Given that the neural and connective tissues of the optic nerve head (ONH) exhibit complex morphological changes with the development and progression of glaucoma, their simultaneous isolation from optical coherence tomography (OCT) images may be of great interest for the clinical diagnosis and management of this pathology. (octnews.org)
  • A deep learning algorithm (custom U-NET) was designed and trained to segment 6 ONH tissue layers by capturing both the local (tissue texture) and contextual information (spatial arrangement of tissues). (octnews.org)
  • On the other hand, a pinched nerve occurs when tissues in a certain area are pressured too much, squeezing the nerve underneath and causing pain to radiate and travel along the length of the nerve. (differencebetween.net)
  • A pinched nerve happens when tissues receiving too much pressure choke the nerve underneath and causing it to emit a pain signal that radiates along its length. (differencebetween.net)
  • The evolution of nerve and muscle tissues enables animals to move in ways that are more complex and faster than organisms in other kingdoms. (slideserve.com)
  • The left recurrent laryngeal nerve was injured during surgery on the esophagus. (voicedoctor.net)
  • I use it as a permanent treatment for adductor spasmodic dysphonia and I use it to reinnervate the anterior branch of the recurrent laryngeal nerve for vocal cord paresis or paralysis. (voicedoctor.net)
  • The nerve branch that I typically selectively cut, in order to denervate the larynx, is the anterior branch of the recurrent laryngeal nerve. (voicedoctor.net)
  • One of Biogen's major gambles in this plan has been a program meant not just to treat the symptoms of multiple sclerosis, but reverse the underlying nerve damage MS causes, which no drug has been able to do. (xconomy.com)
  • BIIB ) about a drug meant to do something never done before: repair nerve damage in multiple sclerosis patients and possibly reverse the course of the disease. (xconomy.com)
  • Given mounting evidence of vagal nerve interaction with brain biochemistry, the University of Virginia researchers sought direct experimental evidence that stimulating the nerve can cause specific changes in neurotransmitter release. (sott.net)
  • Therefore can not alone whether the optic disc structure and color of the normal diagnosis of optic atrophy, we must observe the blood vessels and peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer, whether there are changes, especially in color vision such as vision inspection, comprehensive analysis, in order to ascertain the extent of optic disc pale. (tcmwell.com)
  • Often accompanied by focal atrophy peripapillary nerve fiber layer has prompted lesions, nerve fiber layer is caused by thinning in the area. (tcmwell.com)
  • Primary optic atrophy (primary optic atrophy) is due to sieve after intraorbital, tube, intracranial optic nerve, and chiasm, optic tract and lateral geniculate body of the damage caused by optic atrophy, so-called descending optic atrophy (descending optic atrophy). (tcmwell.com)
  • As the nerve fiber atrophy and loss of myelin, physiological depression appears slightly larger than the dish slightly darker pale and gray-blue dots can be seen-shaped sieve plate. (tcmwell.com)
  • The gastric nerves supply all abdominal organs and the gastrointestinal tract ending just before the left colonic (splenic) flexure (see the images below). (medscape.com)
  • non-phloem tissue in non-vascular plants such as algae and liverworts) analogous to a nerve net „to respond rapidly to environmental stress factors (e.g. insect herbivory, pathogens, mechanical damage, etc.)" and environmental conditions (e.g. changes in temperature, light intensity, water availability, osmotic pressure, and the presence of chemical compounds). (heidelberg.fan)
  • Rather than slapping on the usual painkiller patch or ingesting Paracetamol to ease the pain and calm your nerves, you should learn more about the nature of your injury so that you know the exact remedy as well as how to avoid it in the future. (differencebetween.net)
  • Hydras rely on a structurally simple nerve net to bridge sensory photoreceptors and touch-sensitive nerve cells located on their body wall and tentacles. (heidelberg.fan)
  • Nerves transmit sound waves through your body, not electrical pulses, according to a controversial new study that tries to explain the longstanding mystery of how anesthetics work. (creativenexus.net)
  • Scientists at the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet and Linköping University are well on the way to creating the first artificial nerve cell that can communicate specifically with nerve cells in the body using neurotransmitters. (biologynews.net)
  • It uses a nerve cord to control the body. (brainscape.com)
  • As those drugs keep the immune system in check, a myelin repair treatment would help the body rebuild the nerves. (xconomy.com)
  • Instead, their nerves are organized in nerve nets that cover the entire body. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Advances in microscopy and improved histological methods meant that nerve cells could be examined in increasing detail, but at the time that the Cell theory was proposed, the relationship between the cell body, axons and dendrites was still unknown, because each of the components of the neuron had only been seen separately. (scienceblogs.com)
  • Any part of the body that has received the application of pressure for a long duration can develop a pinched nerve. (differencebetween.net)
  • After all, as the name implies, it's easy to have a nerve pinched in any part of your body. (differencebetween.net)
  • Aside from awkward positions, pinched nerves can also develop if you don't shift body positions when you're sitting or lying down for long periods. (differencebetween.net)
  • Maybe a wild-eyed vision of Nietzsche in his last Turin days, the time when he just finally stopped writing and went home to the silence of his inner self, doing one final write on his body and mind and nerves and soul in ruins. (ctheory.net)
  • Although nerve and neuron may sound similar to most people, they are, in fact, two different components of the body. (differencebetween.net)
  • In some cases, there is even referred pain in a different part of the body due to the damage of certain nerves. (differencebetween.net)
  • Scientists have long been aware that Nedd4-1 is one of the most prevalent ubiquitination enzymes in nerve cells and is produced with great frequency in the developmental phase when nerve cells grow and form their dendrites. (redorbit.com)
  • For this reason, simple animals with nerve nets, such as Hydra, will typically produce the same motor output in response to contact with a stimulus regardless of the point of contact. (wikipedia.org)
  • The donor nerve that I typically utilize to supply new nerve input is the omohyoid branch of the ansa cervicalis, although a lower branch can also be used if a longer length is needed. (voicedoctor.net)
  • Containing over three hundred pictures, micrographs, and line drawings, together with over 60 colour illustrations, colour Atlas of Nerve Biopsy Pathology provides a transparent photo of familiar ideas for nerve biopsies. (rexnet.com.br)
  • within the lab or within the lecture room, at the entrance strains of tissue analysis, colour Atlas of Nerve Biopsy Pathology will give you the knowledge you would like in actual fact, concisely, and conveniently. (rexnet.com.br)
  • The nerve that constitutes the motor and sympathetic roots of the pterygopalatine ganglion and runs through the pterygoid canal to the pterygopalatine fossa. (definithing.com)