The lymphatic system helps to defend the body against infections and other diseases. It's main job is to transport lymph, a fluid that contains infection-fighting white blood cells. Check here for the latest news related to the lymphatic system.
A rare condition called elephantiasis, which tends to strike people in tropical parts of the world, was long thought to occur due to a parasitic infection. But a new study shows that the condition can have another cause: sharp crystals found in soil.