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June 03, 2015

Neurological and Immune System connection?

Just found a very interesting article regarding the connection between the brain and the immune system.  Could become very relevant to my particular case considering the autoimmune disorder - pachymeningitis and the neurological conditions with IIH.
"We believe that for every neurological disease that has an immune component to it, these vessels may play a major role.”  
Scientists Find Vessels That Connect Immune System And Brain

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