New Study Suggests Brain Is Connected to the Lymphatic System: What the Discovery Could Mean for Neurology

  title={New Study Suggests Brain Is Connected to the Lymphatic System: What the Discovery Could Mean for Neurology},
  author={Gina Shaw},
  journal={Neurology Today},
  • G. Shaw
  • Published 1 July 2015
  • Medicine
  • Neurology Today
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