The peripheral nervous system (PNS) includes all the nerves that lie outside of the central nervous system. Learn more about how the PNS works.
The nervous system and the endocrine system allow information to be communicated throughout the body. Discover how these systems work.
The autonomic nervous system controls vital functions and other things beyond our conscious control. Learn more about the autonomic nervous system.
The somatic nervous system carries motor and sensory signals to and from the central nervous system. Learn how it works and problems that can affect it.
Understanding how the nervous system works provides the foundation for understanding physiology. Learn about the nervous system and its functions.
Learn about how the central nervous system is affected by Lupus. Lupus can cause many complications including cognitive dysfunction and seizures.
The central nervous system is made up of the brain, spinal cord, and neurons. Learn more about how it works and which of your body's processes it controls.
Parasitic infections can invade practically any part of the body imaginable. Those that infect the nervous system are dangerous. Here is why.
Ganglia are bundles of cell bodies that function as part of the peripheral nervous system. The basal ganglia are part of the central nervous system.
Central pain syndrome occurs after some types of nervous system damage. Here's a closer look at the causes, types, and treatment of central pain.