The medical specialty involving the diagnosis and treatment of all categories of disease involving the central, peripheral, and autonomic nervous systems, including their coverings, blood vessels, and all effector tissue, such as muscle.

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How well does the event-driven DVS sensor approximate the rods of the retina?

There is a neuromorphic vision sensor that is generating some interesting research these days that is called the Dynamic Vision Sensor. One of the claims of this sensor is good approximation of the ...
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Nocioception (pain perception) in subcutaneous tissue

There seem to be no nocioceptors (pain and temperature sensitive nerve endings) in subcutaneous fat. there are nocioceptors and other receptors in veins running through fat, but these can be avoided. ...
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Image formation

I have learnt that the brain provides a perception of image due to previous memory and experience. Then how does a blind person attain vision after cornea replacement?
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Calcium levels and nerve hyperexcitation

Why does lower blood calcium levels (or lower calcium levels in ECF) cause nervous hyperexcitaton? Why does it cause over stimulation of nerves and muscles and spasmic contractions of muscles? This is ...
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Do antidepressants with their BDNF expression-increasing effects display disease-modifying effects in Alzheimer's disease?

I ask this question because I've looked everywhere I can think of and not one mention of this even though it definitely makes sense based on the finding that antidepressants increase brain-derived ...