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UCSF to Launch Unique Neurology Clinic Specializing in Difficult-to-Diagnose Cases

Patients with ambiguous neurological symptoms, but no diagnosis, frequently go from specialist-to-specialist over a protracted period of time. The new clinic’s goal is to fast-forward the time lapses between appointments by enabling pre-diagnostic screening and expert consultations to take place in a single visit.

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New Video Series Supports Dementia Caregivers in Latin America

The Global Brain Health Institute and the Alzheimer Research Center (Havana)—in collaboration with the UCSF Memory and Aging Center, Cuba Platform; and the Medical University of Havana—announced the launch of a new Spanish language video series for dementia caregivers, “Conversando con los Cuidadores.”

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How the Brain Detects the Rhythms of Speech

Neuroscientists discovered how the listening brain scans speech to break it down into syllables. The findings provide for the first time a neural basis for the fundamental atoms of language and insights into our perception of the rhythmic poetry of speech. 

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