neurology

How the brain dumps its trash

The brain gets rid of some 1.5 kilograms of waste products a year, equivalent to its own weight. One puzzle: Where does its built-in garbage disposal reside? New findings that reveal detritus-carrying passages—what is called the glymphatic system—traffics the brain’s discarded leavings. Original article

2016-04-28T12:04:20+00:00 February 17th, 2016|Tags: |