Neurology

What is Neurology?

Neurology is a branch of medical science that is concerned with disorders and diseases of the nervous system. The term neurology comes from a combination of two words - "neuron" meaning nerve and "logia" meaning "the study of".

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UCSB professor receives 2021 Potamkin Prize for major contributions to Alzheimer’s research

UCSB professor receives 2021 Potamkin Prize for major contributions to Alzheimer’s research

Researchers discover a new way to prevent brain nerve cells from deteriorating after injury

Researchers discover a new way to prevent brain nerve cells from deteriorating after injury

Overuse can contribute to high rate of arm injuries among youth players

Overuse can contribute to high rate of arm injuries among youth players

Early cardiac events pose major and different risks in close relatives, finds study

Early cardiac events pose major and different risks in close relatives, finds study

Sleep apnea treatment linked to lower risk of Alzheimer's and other dementias

Sleep apnea treatment linked to lower risk of Alzheimer's and other dementias

COVID-19 vaccine may precipitate the development of functional neurological disorder

COVID-19 vaccine may precipitate the development of functional neurological disorder

Anticoagulation should not be regarded as primary cause of intracerebral haemorrhages,  finds study

Anticoagulation should not be regarded as primary cause of intracerebral haemorrhages, finds study

Manufacturing workers more susceptible for developing carpal tunnel syndrome

Manufacturing workers more susceptible for developing carpal tunnel syndrome

Memory and executive function symptoms are valuable for predicting CTE pathology, suggests study

Memory and executive function symptoms are valuable for predicting CTE pathology, suggests study

$15.7 million NIMH grant to renew UC Davis Conte Center studying the origins of mental illness

$15.7 million NIMH grant to renew UC Davis Conte Center studying the origins of mental illness

UCI receives $4.2 million grant to study sporadic inclusion body myositis affecting aging adults

UCI receives $4.2 million grant to study sporadic inclusion body myositis affecting aging adults

UCL scientists use AI to identify three new multiple sclerosis subtypes

UCL scientists use AI to identify three new multiple sclerosis subtypes

Accounting for social risk factors can have meaningful impact on healthcare quality measures

Accounting for social risk factors can have meaningful impact on healthcare quality measures

Devastating liver disease itching turns out to have a surprising cause

Devastating liver disease itching turns out to have a surprising cause

Researchers generate a precise map of basal ganglia connectivity

Researchers generate a precise map of basal ganglia connectivity

First-of-its-kind study identifies 13 new Alzheimer’s disease genes

First-of-its-kind study identifies 13 new Alzheimer’s disease genes

Study shows decline in subarachnoid hemorrhage hospitalizations during COVID-19 pandemic

Study shows decline in subarachnoid hemorrhage hospitalizations during COVID-19 pandemic

Researchers reveal novel therapeutic target in the treatment of certain cancers

Researchers reveal novel therapeutic target in the treatment of certain cancers

Study explores racial differences in outcomes of COVID-19 patients admitted to the ICU

Study explores racial differences in outcomes of COVID-19 patients admitted to the ICU

COVID-19 patients with dementia have higher risk for complications, mortality

COVID-19 patients with dementia have higher risk for complications, mortality