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March 16, 2020

Dietary Flavonols Can Reduce the Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease Dementia

by Sarah McEwen, PhD

Featured in the Santa Monica Star, Dr. Sarah McEwen discusses results of a study examining the positive effects of flavonols and Alzheimer’s disease dementia.

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March 11, 2020

Multiple Sclerosis, A Multi-Faceted Malady: Looking at Diet and Exercise

by Barbara Giesser

There is no “good” time to receive a diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis. But it is a hopeful time. Learn about the positive impact of diet and exercise.

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February 26, 2020

Improving Brain Health in Under a Minute

by Scott Kaiser

As a geriatrician—a physician specializing in the care of older people—focused on addressing cognitive issues, it is exciting to know how many things we can do to improve brain health. Plus, many of these steps can be taken, one at a time, in just a...

February 7, 2020

Pacific Brain Health Center: Seeking A Cure For Alzheimer’s Disease

by Zara Jethani

Pacific Neuroscience Institute brain health specialists are striving to find a cure for Alzheimer's disease, which is the most common type of dementia. In the United States, about 5.5 million people are affected by Alzheimer's disease, and the worldwide prevalence is estimated to be as high as 24 million. Watch this video to find out about research and clinical trials at the Pacific Brain Health Center at PNI.

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January 6, 2020

A New Drug May Help Reduce Delusions for People with Alzheimer’s

by Verna Porter

Dr. Verna R. Porter, MD, neurologist and director of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, and neurocognitive disorders at Pacific Neuroscience Institute provides insightful information for those caring for loved ones with dementia and delusions. Read this Healthline news article about a new drug found to help reduce...

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January 2, 2020

Beginning a New Decade at Pacific Neuroscience Institute

by Daniel F. Kelly

Dr. Daniel F. Kelly’s article about the future of Pacific Neuroscience Institute was featured in the Santa Monica Star. See the full article below and find out what PNI is looking forward to as we enter a new decade.  Plans for 2020 and Beyond It feels like...

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December 20, 2019

Brain Matters: 4 Healthy Holiday Tips for the Season and Throughout the Year

by Lesley Bell

These healthy holiday tips from Lesley Bell will help you enjoy this festival season with family and friends, and hopefully avoid the stress and extra pounds. See what Lesley recommends in this article featured in the Santa Monica Star. Combatting Weight Gain and Boosting Healthy...

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December 13, 2019

Reaching Wellness on a Cancer Journey Through Cancer Support Services

by Shanthi Gowrinathan

Learn about how the focus on psycho-oncology can help patient's reach wellness during cancer treatment in this article featured in the Santa Monica Star.

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December 12, 2019

Brain Matters: Our Cognitive Fitness Studio and the Science Behind It

by Sarah McEwen, PhD

Our Cognitive Fitness Studio was featured in the Santa Monica star. Read the article and learn about our studo and the science behind our CogFit program.

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September 17, 2019

Brain Matters: Our Path to Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease

by Verna Porter

Brain health is about our ability to make the most of our brain’s resources and to help reduce some risks to it as we age. Find out about dementia and what can be done to help stave off cognitive decline.

Last updated: December 11th, 2019