Tag: brain physiology.

Posted on January 20, 2016

How Sleep’s WASH CYCLE Cleans the Brain: NIH Research

Cerebrospinal fluid (blue) flows through the brain and clears out toxins through a series of channels that expand during sleep. Maiken Nedergaard A mouse study suggests that sleep helps restore the brain by flushing out toxins that build up during waking hours. The brain has a “WASH CYCLE” during sleep. The results point to a potential […] Read More

Posted on September 18, 2015

BRAIN MAPPING: AN OVERVIEW- BY ANGELICA BOTTARO – MEDICAL RESEARCHER & WRITER

Losing a battle with your brain? There may be a map for that We as humans use our brains to understand, well, our brains—and as it’s the most complex of all computing systems, it’s not easy. Even with all that power we still have a long way to go before we can proudly say we […] Read More