Recent Examples of white matter from the Web
American victims of mysterious attacks in Cuba have abnormalities in their brains’ white matter, according to new medical testing reported by the Associated Press.
In 2015, the BU team found that among a cohort of 40 ex-NFL players, those who started tackle football before 12 showed structural changes to the brain's white matter, which coordinates communication between different brain regions.
This growth in connectivity presents itself as white matter in the brain, which comes from a fatty substance called myelin.
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