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Natural waste removal system drives acute tissue swelling in the brain after a stroke

February 3, 2020

Cerebral oedema – the swelling of the brain following a stroke – can be triggered by the glymphatic system, according to scientists at the University of Rochester (Rochester) in New York, US. The glymphatic system is used by the brain to clear away waste – during sleep, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is usually pumped through brain […]

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