from: 90 percent of the fibers in the primary visceral nerve, the vagus, carry information from the gut to the brain and not the other way around. . . . Continue Reading →
from: Cryan’s group fed a strain of Lactobacillus rhamnosus — a species found in some yoghurts — to 16 healthy mice. The dose they used was roughly the same as Continue Reading →
Vagus nerve stimulation enhances extinction of conditioned fear and modulates plasticity in the pathway from the ventromedial prefrontal cortex to the amygdala. Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) enhances memory consolidation in Continue Reading →
from: The basic types of vagotomy are: Truncal vagotomy (TV) includes division of the main trunk of the vagus (including its celiac/hepatic branch) and denervation of the pylorus; therefore, a Continue Reading →
taken from : Some individuals, for example trained athletes, may have heart beats slower than 60 beats per minute when not exercising. If the SA node fails to initialize, the Continue Reading →
Deep Brain Stimulation researcher Dr. Philip A. Starr A number of studies suggest that the beta rhythm serves an important purpose: It keeps the different regions of the brain synchronized, Continue Reading →
One of the first orders of business is to create a visual representation of the Vagus Nerve’s efferents and afferents. This also needs to be supported by a php model. Continue Reading →
Building a Tiny DNA Brain youtube presentation offering neurons modeled in DNA strand linking/unlinking.