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Nerve Stimulation Promotes Resolution of Inflammation – Neuroscience News

Summary: Electrical stimulation of the vagus nerve promotes healing in those with acute inflammation by shifting the balance between inflammatory and anti-inflammatory molecules. Source: Karolinska Institute The nervous system is known to communicate with the immune system and regulate inflammation in the body. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden now show how electrical activation of …

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Circuit Model May Explain How Deep Brain Stimulation Treats Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms – Neuroscience News

Summary: A new computer model shows the beneficial effects of deep brain stimulation arise from how it interrupts the cycle promoting runway beta in a circuit loop between the subthalamic nucleus and striatum. Source: Picower Institute for Learning and Memory People with Parkinson’s disease and their doctors confront many unknowns, including the answer to exactly …

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