Nervous System

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Oct 16, 2008
Scientists claim they found a way to restore the movements of paralysed muscles by activating brain cells.

In a study conducted at the University of Washington scientists used the innovative treatment for paralysis to help monkeys bring back the voluntarily control over muscles that were immobilized by drugs. Chet Moritz, the leading author of the study and his colleagues said that they managed to find a way to keep away from nerve damage by applying special gadget.


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Aug 28, 2008
Mental abilities of older people start declining several years before death, and this is not necessarily connected with dementia, a new study says.

Valgeir Thorvaldsson, MSc, of Goteberg University in Sweden, who conducted the study, said that these terminal changes in cognitive abilities are different from those that occur due to ageing.