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These are selected articles related to the Nervous system which appear on Portal:Nervous system.




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Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that plays a role in executive function, motor control, motivation, and arousal. The largest source of dopamine in the brain is in the basal ganglia. (more...)



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The Vagus Nerve Infection Hypothesis proposes that the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome are caused by an infection in or around the vagus nerve, the longest nerve of the autonomic nervous system in the human body. (more...)



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Acetylcholine is an important neurotransmitter used in the autonomic nervous system. It plays an important role in regulating the inflammatory response. (more...)



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Empty sella syndrome is when the pituitary gland shrinks or becomes flattened, filling the sella turcica with cerebrospinal fluid on imaging instead of the normal pituitary. (more...)



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Microglia are a type of glial cell located in the brain and spinal cord. They are the resident macrophages of the central nervous system scavenging dead or damaged cells or encircling them when the brain is injured or infected. (more...)