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September 21, 2023

Keeping Dementia at Bay, Everyday | A PNI Panel Discussion

by Anthony Effinger

In this episode of the Think Neuro podcast, you'll meet a dedicated trio - Dr. David Merrill, Dr. Karen Miller, and Molly Rapozo - who are working collaboratively to combat the debilitating effects of dementia in older individuals. Their approach is holistic, addressing key factors such as diet, exercise, and cognitive training. This collective effort holds significant importance, particularly in light of the limited progress in Alzheimer's drug development. There's no magic pill for maintaining optimal brain health as we age, so they focus on promoting well-established behaviors that have been proven to protect the brain from premature dysfunction. Tune in to this podcast to discover the insights and strategies of this all-star team.

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September 12, 2023

The #1 Unexpected Benefit of Music Therapy for Dementia Patients, According to a Geriatrician

by Guest Author

Discover the unexpected benefits of music for dementia patients from Scott Kaiser, MD. Learn how music therapy can help individuals express themselves, preserve memories, and enhance overall brain health in Alzheimer's and dementia patients, along with best practices for using music in caregiving.

Study finds abdominal body fat linked to brain shrinkage, possible dementia
August 29, 2023

Study finds abdominal body fat linked to brain shrinkage, possible dementia

by Guest Author

An international study reveals a link between abdominal body fat and brain atrophy, potentially leading to dementia. Explore the groundbreaking findings from Pacific Neuroscience Institute's Brain Health Center, shedding light on how abdominal fat affects brain health and Alzheimer's risk. Learn how this research can influence early intervention and healthier lifestyles to mitigate dementia risks.

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August 1, 2023

14 “Polite” Ways You’re Talking About Aging That Are Actually Rude

by Guest Author

Director of Geriatric Cognitive Health at Pacific Neuroscience Institute®(PNI®), Scott Kaiser, MD, discusses the "polite" respectful language and attitudes towards aging, combatting ageism and stereotypes, and promoting inclusive and respectful communication for aging experiences.

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July 25, 2023

Decoding Brain Fog: Origins, Neurological Mechanisms, and Recovery  

by Brianna Rauchman

Brain fog can disrupt memory, focus, and overall well-being. Discover its diverse origins and how it affects neurological mechanisms. Plus, learn effective coping strategies to regain mental clarity and improve cognitive health.

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May 24, 2023

How These ‘Simple 7’ Lifestyle Habits Can Help Lower Risk of Dementia for Women

by Guest Author

Discover 7 healthy habits recommended by the American Heart Association to lower women's dementia risk and improve long-term health.

January 1, 2023

PNI Founders’ Message 2023

by Daniel F. Kelly

At Pacific Neuroscience Institute® (PNI) we achieved many milestones in 2022 and continue to make positive impacts in neuroscience clinical care, research, and education.

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August 9, 2022

Foods That May Prevent Dementia

by Guest Author

Pacific Brain Health's Director of Geriatric Cognitive Health, Scott Kaiser, MD, discusses the foods that may prevent dementia and cognitive decline.

Stem cell therapy and brain health
August 1, 2022

Stem Cell Therapy and Brain Health: The Future Is Now

by PNI Experts

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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July 27, 2022

Neurology and Neurosurgery High Level Performance Recognized at Providence Hospitals

by Zara Jethani

Pacific Neuroscience Institute teams in Neurology and Neurosurgery contribute to High Performing Hospitals in US News & World Report rankings.

Last updated: August 17th, 2022