Saturday, December 05, 2015

Viva vagus: Wandering nerve could lead to range of therapies | Science News

Viva vagus: Wandering nerve could lead to range of therapies | Science News:



"With outposts in nearly every organ and a direct line into the brain stem, the vagus nerve is the nervous system’s superhighway. About 80 percent of its nerve fibers — or four of its five “lanes” — drive information from the body to the brain. Its fifth lane runs in the opposite direction, shuttling signals from the brain throughout the body."



'via Blog this'

No comments:

Twitter Updates

NetwokedBlogs

Search This Blog

Total Pageviews