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How our brain discharge old CSF?

After CSF flows through ventricular space into the subarachnoidal space it is absorbed into venous stream through Arachnoid granulations. My first one-line answer =)
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Can lumbar/sacral/thoracic spinal injury cause migraines?

The headache after lumbar puncture is common (~30%) and is not migraine headache. The mechanism is not entirely clear but likely involves a drop of cerebrospinal fluid volume and/or pressure (PubMed): ...
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How much of the difference in brain size is attributable to gender, not physical size?

This is an excellent question. In my attempt to answer it I'll cite sources from the best research on the subject to date, and we'll conduct our own investigation. Body size vs. Head size vs. Brain ...
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What happens to the brain after a hemispherectomy?

Once hemostasis was achieved, the hemispherectomy cavity was copiously irrigated until the fluid was crystal clear. While keeping the cavity dry, a layer of Gelfoam and Surgicel was placed over the ...
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