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Sleep Shown To Be Used As Brain Cleansing System

Sleep Shown To Be Used As Brain Cleansing System | Science, Technology, and Current Futurism | Scoop.it
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Using mice, researchers showed for the first time that the space between brain cells may increase during sleep, allowing the brain to flush out toxins that build up during waking hours....
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Sleep boosts production of brain support cells

Sleep boosts production of brain support cells | Science, Technology, and Current Futurism | Scoop.it
Sleep increases the reproduction of the cells that go on to form the insulating material on nerve cell projections in the brain and spinal cord known as myelin, according to an animal study published in the September 4 issue of The Journal of...
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