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From Today's Featured Entry: Periventricular White Matter
Periventricular white matter refers to white matter that is
immediately to the side of the two lateral (side) ventricles of the
brain. This is shown in the second picture below. The lateral
ventricles are two curved openings (shaped like a horseshoe)
located deep within the top section of the brain. White matter is a
group of white nerve fibers that conduct nerve impulses
quickly.White matter is important for muscle movements. (Full
article...)
Featured Blog Entry: The Neuropathology of CTE in the U.S.
These days, it is difficult for someone to turn on the television, open
a newspaper, or surf the internet without coming across a story on
the dangers of concussions, particularly repeat concussions. This
has caused a great deal of concern among many athletes and their
loved ones regarding participation in sports. One of the greatest
concerns that has emerged is the possibility of developing CTE   
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