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March 16, 2022

From a Wide Array, Choosing the Best Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease | Dr. Natalie Diaz

by Anthony Effinger

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 26: Show Notes When you’re a doctor...

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February 16, 2022

Beating the Odds on Alzheimer’s Disease | Molly Rapozo, MS, RDN, CD and Judy Davidson

by Zara Jethani

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 25: Show Notes Judy Davidson is a...

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January 31, 2022

Treating the Blood Vessels That Fuel Your Brain | Dr. Walavan Sivakumar

by Anthony Effinger

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 15: Show Notes Your brain is an...

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December 21, 2021

How Music Prevents Cognitive Decline

by Amelia Garrison

Listening to music that has the personal significance or meaning, such as the song played at the first dance at your wedding, deeply activates the brain and strengthens the area of the brain that degenerates with Alzheimer's disease.

December 9, 2021

Elaine’s Story: How Giving Back Is Helping Me Heal After the Death of My Husband

by Amelia Garrison

Elaine Lipworth, Senior Content Writer at Thrive Global, writes about her donation to Dr. Santosh Kesari's Neuroscience Research at Pacific Neuroscience Institute after the death of her husband.

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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...

Last updated: March 23rd, 2020