brain is directly connected to immune system by vessels previously thought not to exist

Manovahasrotas, known by Ayurveda as the the channels of the mind, recently “discovered.”

 

They'll Have to Rewrite the Textbooks, article by Josh Barney 03.21.16 for the University of Virginia

They’ll Have to Rewrite the Textbooks, article by Josh Barney 03.21.16 for the University of Virginia

 

It’s a stunning discovery that overturns decades of textbook teaching: researchers at the [University of Virginia] School of Medicine have determined that the brain is directly connected to the immune system by vessels previously thought not to exist. “I really did not believe there were structures in the body that we were not aware of. I thought the body was mapped,” said Jonathan Kipnis, a professor in the Department of Neuroscience and director of the University’s Center for Brain Immunology and Glia. How these vessels could have escaped detection when the lymphatic system has been so thoroughly mapped throughout the body is surprising on its own.

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