Brain and Nervous System
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Brain and Nervous System
Brain and Nervous System
The brain and spinal cord make up the central nervous system (CNS). Signals come from nerves throughout the body and pass through the spinal cord to the brain. The brain processes these signals and responds. The spinal cord carries signals to and from the brain. The correct part of the body responds when it gets the brain's signal.
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Meningitis is an inflammation of the meninges. This is the membrane that covers the brain and spinal cord. Meningitis may occur when fluid...
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The types of epilepsy include Juvenile Myoclonic, Benign Rolandic, Reflex, West Syndrome, Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, Landau-Kleffner and...
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Shingles is an infection caused by the virus varicella-zoster, which is the same virus that causes chickenpox. Even after chickenpox is...
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Keep up with vaccines through life's stages to protect your health.
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