We Didn’t Think This Part of the Brain Existed, and It Could Save Your Life

Published on August 27, 2018
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Captions provided by CCTubes – Captioning the Internet! Scientists recently discovered a never-before-seen drainage system in the brain! Here’s how it could lead to exciting breakthroughs in the treatment of neurological diseases.

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Human and nonhuman primate meninges harbor lymphatic vessels that can be visualized noninvasively by MRI
https://elifesciences.org/articles/29738
“This discovery holds promise for better understanding the normal physiology of lymphatic drainage from the central nervous system and potential aberrations in neurological diseases.”

Brain’s Link To Immune System Might Help Explain Alzheimer’s
https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/10/03/555353033/brains-link-to-immune-system-might-help-explain-alzheimers
“For centuries, most scientists believed that the body’s lymphatic system didn’t connect to the brain, Reich says.”

NIH researchers uncover drain pipes in our brains
https://www.nih.gov/news-events/news-releases/nih-researchers-uncover-drain-pipes-our-brains
“But, when they tuned the scanner differently, the blood vessels disappeared, and the researchers saw that dura also contained smaller but almost equally bright spots and lines which they suspected were lymph vessels.”

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