The latest gadget promising to revolutionize your life is a gizmo that zaps your brain to make it smarter and more focused. Doctors definitely aren’t convinced, but some Bay Area residents swear by it.
A terminally ill 29-year-old woman from San Francisco is giving more thought on her decision to die by assisted suicide two days after her husband’s birthday on Nov. 1.
Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old woman battling stage 4 brain cancer from San Francisco, plans to die two days after her husband’s birthday by assisted suicide and is launching a nationwide campaign calling for death with dignity laws.
A device that can be implanted in the brain of patients suffering Alzheimer’s disease or traumatic brain injuries holds the possibility of restoring their memories.
A federal judge has granted preliminary approval to a deal that would compensate former NFL players for concussion-related claims.
Stanford Devotes Clinic To Research Auto-Immune Disease PANS Which Causes Violent Episodes In Children
The disease called PANS, or Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome, is so new that many doctors don’t recognize it.
A boy nicknamed ‘The Bulldozer’ is heading home after life-saving brain surgery at a Bay Area hospital.
The American Academy of Neurology said athletes shouldn’t resume playing until they’ve been fully evaluated and cleared by a doctor or other professional with concussion expertise.
In the biggest study of its kind, researchers at Boston University analyzed the brains of deceased athletes and veterans (all of who had history of repeated head trauma), and found more than 80 percent had signs of CTE, or Traumatic Brain Encephalopathy.
A study of former NFL players finds they were unusually prone to dying from degenerative brain disease, the latest indication that repeated blows to the head may cause serious trouble later on.