WebMD - The human body is full of surprises. The latest: A newly identified "organ" that might affect major diseases.
Using updated technology, U.S. scientists report they've discovered a "highway of moving fluid."
Layers of the body long believed to be dense, connective tissues are actually interconnected, fluid-filled compartments, the scientists report in a new study.
"This finding has potential to drive dramatic advances in medicine," said study co-senior author Dr. Neil Theise, a pathology professor at NYU Langone Health in New York City.
"The direct sampling of interstitial fluid may become a powerful diagnostic tool," Theise added in an NYU news release...>>>
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