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From Today's Featured Entry: Lateral Ventricles
The lateral ventricles are two curved openings (shaped like a
horseshoe) located deep within the top section of the brain, that
provide a pathway for cerebrospinal fluid. Cerebrospinal fluid is
the cushiony fluid that protects the brain and spine from trauma.
There is one lateral ventricle on each side of the brain. In
addition to the two lateral ventricles, there is the third ventricle
and the fourth ventricle... (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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