Concussion Linked to 56 Percent Increase in Neurological Disease, UCSF Study Shows.
Scientists have known for about two decades that some neurons – the fundamental cells in the brain that transmit signals – are generated throughout life.
Neurologist and neuroscientist Dena Dubal, MD, PhD, is taking an innovative approach to battling neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Rather than trying to understand the specific mechanisms that cause each disease, she took a step back and asked, “What do all these conditions have in common?”
Implanted Electrodes Reveal Long-Term Patterns of Seizure Risk. UC San Francisco neurologists have discovered monthly cycles of brain activity linked to seizures in patients with epilepsy.