spinal fluid


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spinal fluid

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Noun1.spinal fluid - clear liquid produced in the ventricles of the brain; fills and protects cavities in the brain and spinal cord
bodily fluid, body fluid, liquid body substance, humour, humor - the liquid parts of the body
ventricle - one of four connected cavities in the brain; is continuous with the central canal of the spinal cord and contains cerebrospinal fluid
medulla spinalis, spinal cord - a major part of the central nervous system which conducts sensory and motor nerve impulses to and from the brain; a long tubelike structure extending from the base of the brain through the vertebral canal to the upper lumbar region
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When injected into the spinal fluid of a mouse with nerve damage, cells extracted from mouse bone marrow flock to injured cells and produce a pain-relieving protein, researchers report online July 13 in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.
The researchers found that people who have higher pulse pressure are more likely to have the Alzheimer's biomarkers amyloid-beta, or plaques, and p-tau protein, or tangles, in their cerebral spinal fluid than those with lower pulse pressure.
Contract notice: Delivery of reagent kits for conducting electrophoresis and blood serum immunofixation in serum, urine and cerebral spinal fluid, together with the lease of any of automatic separation, dyeing, and the results of the quantitative evaluation of the graphical presentation.
Washington, Nov 14 ( ANI ): A new study has revealed that middle ages people who have a high blood pressure measure called pulse pressure are more likely to have biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease in their spinal fluid than those with lower pulse pressure.
The lower part of the cerebellum hangs down through the opening at the bottom of the skull and causes blockage of spinal fluid to the spinal canal.
They said the biomarker was present in cerebral spinal fluid at least 10 years before first signs of dementia set in.
Spinal fluid was tested for levels of Alzheimer's proteins amyloid-beta and tau.
The researchers tested spinal fluid from patients with MS, healthy people, and those with similar neurological disorders.
The stem cells will be injected into the cerebral spinal fluid surrounding the spinal cord in 20 participants with a confirmed diagnosis of progressive MS.
George, 50, told Rolling Stone magazine he got injured making Syriana in 2005 and at one point was blowing spinal fluid out of his nose.
George, 50, said he was injured so badly he felt like he had had a stroke and was blowing spinal fluid out of his nose.
They have found that a marker for Alzheimers disease rises during day and falls with sleep in the spinal fluid, and the pattern is strongest in healthy young people than the older counterparts, whose sleep periods are often shorter and more prone to disruption.