Scientists Breach Brain Barrier to Treat Patient

Scientists Breach Brain Barrier to Treat Patient

The blood-brain barrier is a protective membrane around our brain to exclude pathogens and toxins away from the central nervous system. Hence trying to deliver medicine directly to the brain has been an almost impossible process, short of damaging the barrier and endangering the integrity of the brain. This now seems a possibility as Canadian doctors successfully attempted it for the first time.

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