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Synonyms for vagus

a mixed nerve that supplies the pharynx and larynx and lungs and heart and esophagus and stomach and most of the abdominal viscera

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Baumgartner et al., "Transcutaneous Vagus Nerve Stimulation (tVNS) for treatment of drug-resistant epilepsy: a randomized, double-blind clinical trial (cMPsE02)," Brain Stimulation, vol.
Having been previously involved with surgically implanted vagus nerve stimulation (VNS), in a fibromyalgia safety and tolerability study which resulted in several of the patients becoming pain free, Dr Natelson was keen to run a randomized sham controlled trial to rule out a placebo effect and to determine whether non-invasive VNS could be effective in gulf war illness.
The brain sends a signal through the vagus nerve to the pancreas to increase insulin production.
ElectroCore's nVNS therapy is delivered by placing the Gammacore device against the neck over the vagus nerve where the carotid pulse is located.
One tumor involved the hypoglossal nerve (figure 3) and the other, deeper tumor involved the vagus nerve.
It also provides information about clinical trials in progress, which includes trial phase, trial status, trial start and end dates, and, the number of trials for the key Vagus Nerve Stimulators pipeline products.
Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) is a new nonpharmacological treatment for PRE.
A small electrical current is delivered through the clips to affect the vagus nerve.
[USPRwire, Wed Jul 31 2019] A newly compiled business intelligent report, titled "Global Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) Devices Market Insights, Forecast to 2025" has been publicized to the vast archive of Market Research Hub (MRH) online repository.
The Cleveland Clinic notes that viral infections, gastric surgery with injury to the vagus nerve and certain medications including narcotics and some antidepressants are some additional potential causes of gastroparesis.
The latest information about the chakra which I have only recently come across is their connection to the vagus nerve.
'According to some studies, drinking ice water may stimulate the vagus nerve.
The activity, directed by Dr Ghizlane Bendriss, visiting lecturer in biology, focused in particular on the vagus nerve and its role as a mediator of microbiota-gut-brain communication.
The event, directed by Dr Ghizlane Bendriss, visiting lecturer in biology, focused in particular on the vagus nerve and its role as a mediator in the microbiota-gut-brain communication.