How Sleep Clears the Brain

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The study raises the possibility that certain neurological disorders might be prevented or treated by manipulating the glymphatic system. “These findings have significant implications for treating ‘dirty brain’ diseases like Alzheimer’s,” Nedergaard says. “Understanding precisely how and when the brain activates the glymphatic system and clears waste is a critical first step in efforts to potentially modulate this system and make it work more efficiently.”

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