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How to (Literally) Clean Your Brain

What the past decade of glymphatic research tells us about sleep and its important implications for brain health

The brain: whether you give it credit or not, the soft gelatinous mass floating in your skull is responsible for life as you know it. At this moment, your brain is simultaneously maintaining your breathing and heart rate, while turning these black squiggles on a screen into coherent words…




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Medical student aiming to make evidence-based health information accessible for everyone

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