RESEARCH

Vagus Nerve in The News

The Vagus Nerve’s Critical Role in
Controlling Proinflammatory
Responses and Immune Function

Modulation of Local Inflammation
by the Cholinergic Anti-
Inflammatory Pathway

Levels of Acetylcholine Diminish With
Age and Decrease Parasympathetic
Nervous System Function

Regulation of Inflammation Through the “Cholinergic Anti-Inflammatory Pathway” Involving the Vagus nerve and Acetylcholine

The Brain and the Gut Communicate
Through the Autonomic Nervous System,
and the Vagus Nerve Plays a Key Role

Vagus Nerve Stimulation Ameliorates
Intestinal Inflammation Such as Ileus
and Colitis.

Altered Levels of Acetylcholine
Activity are Involved in Memory
Decline in Aging.

Regulation of Inflammation Through the
“Cholinergic Anti-Inflammatory Pathway”
Involving the Vagus nerve and Acetylcholine