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Stem cell therapy and brain health
March 25, 2019

Stem Cell Therapy and Brain Health: The Future Is Now

by Zara Jethani

Clinical trials using stem cells have shown promising early results as cellular therapies in regenerative medicine, as well as in potential anti-cancer applications. Read more about Dr. Achal Singh Achrol's neurosurgery clinical trials program and this leading-edge technology.

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March 14, 2019

Dementia Deaths Have More Than Doubled—But How Exactly Can It Kill You?

by Guest Author

Dementia Deaths Have More Than Doubled—But How Exactly Can It Kill You? Doctors explain the deadly complications that can arise from this cluster of conditions.

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March 5, 2019

Brain Matters: Managing Neuromuscular Conditions

by William Buxton

Disorders of nerves and muscles can develop in the arms and legs over time resulting in more falls while walking and hand weakness. Sensation is diminished and physical, cognitive and emotional health often suffers. Find out more about neuromuscular disorders.

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February 10, 2019

Is It Possible To Kick-Start Brain Cell Growth?

by Zara Jethani

Electrical stimulation therapy may have a big impact on brain health and recovery in patients with mood disorders, dementia and neurodegenerative disorders.

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February 1, 2019

Brain Matters: Improving Balance to Prevent Falls Also Staves Off Memory Loss

by William Buxton

With advancing years, risk of falling increases. Falls are very common and often devastating. Fortunately, they are also often preventable. Find out how.

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January 24, 2019

Aging Wisely

by Mahyar Pakizegee

Adapting to their life changes within a social and supportive structure can be one of the keys leading to older people succeeding in aging gracefully. The value of strong community programs in supporting health and wellbeing in older people cannot be underestimated.

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January 2, 2019

Brain Matters: Pacific Neuroscience Institute – A Neighborhood Place for World-Class Brain Care

by Daniel F. Kelly

Maintaining brain health is key to living a healthier life. As we age, our brains become subject to risks associated with advancing years, but there are ways people can minimize some of these risks and enhance brain resilience. Read more.

Holiday Cheer NOT fear
December 1, 2018

Dementia – Holiday Cheer NOT Fear

by Scott Kaiser

For people suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease—the most common form of dementia and a condition that affects nearly 6 million Americans­—the holiday festivities can present some unique challenges. Read about some things to keep in mind to help us all feel that holiday cheer as we head into “the most wonderful time of the year.”

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November 27, 2018

How to Deal With Aggression and Dementia

by Guest Author

Aggression is one of the worst parts of caring for a parent or senior loved one with dementia, but you’re not powerless. Having a number of strategies on hand to deploy whenever you need them gives you the means to handle a loved one’s aggression any time it rears its head.

Learn more about how to cope with aggression and dementia.

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October 30, 2018

Pacific Brain Health Center Launches New Comprehensive Website

by Zara Jethani

Find out how Pacific Neuroscience Institute’s experienced multidisciplinary Brain Health team treats psychiatric and neurological conditions including Alzheimer’s disease, memory loss, balance problems, as well as depression and anxiety. Learn more about specialty programs that focus on neuromuscular health and promote healthy brain aging.

Last updated: November 6th, 2020