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Think Neuro Podcast Cover with Dr. Neil A Martin
June 18, 2021

Staying Cool and Living Well with Multiple Sclerosis | Dr. Barbara S. Giesser

by Guest Author

The Think Neuro podcast from Pacific Neuroscience Institute takes you into the clinic, operating room and laboratory with doctors and surgeons who are tackling the most challenging brain diseases and disorders. Host: Anthony Effinger Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Simplecast Watch: YouTube Episode 17: Show Notes Multiple Sclerosis is an...

Psilocybin & the TRIP program at Pacific Neuroscience Institute
June 14, 2021

Psilocybin and the TRIP Program at Pacific Neuroscience Institute

by Guest Author

A growing body of research now supports the potential use of mushrooms containing the chemical psilocybin for a range of cognitive, mental and behavior disorders. Several research projects at Pacific Neuroscience Institute at Providence Saint John’s Health Center are aimed at determining the safety and...

After Cushing's disease surgery at Pacific Neuroscience Institute
June 8, 2021

Treatment for a Benign Pituitary Tumor Gives Woman Her Life — and Body — Back

by Guest Author

Maple didn’t know what was happening to her. A resident of Hong Kong in her mid-20s, she suffered from frequent headaches, easy bruising, thinning hair and irregular periods. Maple blamed work-related stress and quit her job. But the symptoms persisted. Then her blood pressure started...

Hoarseness of the Voice
June 3, 2021

What is Hoarseness of the Voice?

by Omid Mehdizadeh

Hoarseness is a general term referring to changes in the voice. Synonyms or other words commonly used include raspy, rough, deep, weak, breathy, or strained. Occasionally, hoarseness can be uncomfortable or associated with other symptoms such as difficulty swallowing or sensation of a lump in...

June is Myasthenia gravis awareness month
June 1, 2021

What is Myasthenia Gravis?

by William Buxton

June is Myasthenia Gravis awareness month. Myasthenia gravis (MG) is a disorder of nerves and muscles that occurs when nerves and muscles don’t communicate well. Patients usually first notice symptoms when muscles that are used continuously throughout the day start getting weak, usually later in the...

Last updated: June 7th, 2021