UC San Diego Health now offers patients with epilepsy another non-pharmacological way to treat seizures. For the more than one million individuals who live with uncontrolled seizures despite taking me ...
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After a national search, Alexander Khalessi, MD, has been named chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at UC San Diego Health and chief of the Division of Neurosurgery in the Department of Surgery at ...
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Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health in La Jolla recently received certification from the Joint Commission to be a Comprehensive Stroke Center. This certification is in addition to the existin ...
A rare brain tumor inspires a patient to become part of the treatment team for those diagnosed with acoustic neuromas.
UC San Diego Health has expanded its treatment of rare brain tumors by launching a specialized program in the diagnosis and treatment of acoustic neuromas and complex skull base tumors. The new progra ...
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Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with national collaborators, have identified a series of molecular clues to understanding the formation of cerebral cavernous malf ...
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Patients with drug-refractory epilepsy have a new treatment option at UC San Diego Health. Instead of traditional surgery, patients may be eligible for a novel technique that allows surgeons to target ...
Forgetfulness is a part of life, a natural consequence of aging. Alzheimer's disease is not. Learn more and sign up for a free memory screening.
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Ranked No. 1 in San Diego, UC San Diego Health and its hospitals have been recognized among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for 2016-17. The annual U.S. News & World Report “Best Ho ...
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Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have demonstrated that distinct types of glioblastoma, the most common form of brain cancer in adults, tend to develop in different ...
Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and University of British Columbia (UBC) have determined that, in mice, age diminishes ability to regenerate axons, the brain’s co ...
Writing in Nature Medicine, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, with colleagues in Japan and Wisconsin, report that ...
The Ice Bucket Challenge has come and gone but the search for a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) goes on. Clinical neurologist John Ravits provides an update.
Susan Rooney was diagnosed with an incurable brain tumor days before her daughter’s high school graduation. She joined a clinical trial testing a new drug and today the tumor is stable and under contr ...
A partnership with Temecula Valley Hospital, telemedicine and an innovative surgical approach saved a mother with a blood clot in a major brain vessel treated at UC San Diego Health’s comprehensive st ...
Migraines are now viewed as a progressive disease which may worsen over time. They’re also the fifth leading cause of emergency room visits in the U.S. We ask Hossein Ansari, MD, a headache specialist ...
Surgeries at the new Jacobs Medical Center will have a bold, new look – a high-tech suite of operating rooms with real-time, advanced imaging technologies that are “a patient’s and surgeon’s dream.” ...
April is Autism Awareness Month. The disorder affects 1 in 68 children. There is no cure but early detection and treatment can dramatically improve lives. Here are 22 early warning signs.
Quick action by first responders and care at UC San Diego Health System's comprehensive stroke center saved Stefan Reisch's life after he suffered a stroke while driving.