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Impact of hormones on neurological health and memory
July 12, 2024

The Impact of Hormone Imbalances on Neurological Health and Memory

by Zara Jethani

An imbalance in hormone levels can contribute to several neurological conditions, with memory loss being a prominent associated symptom. Learn more.

July 1, 2024

Brain Health Tips for 4th of July 

by PNI Experts

Learn how to protect your brain health when watching fireworks, enjoy foods cooked on the grill, and avoid undue stress if you have a neurodegenerative disease.

May 23, 2024


by Zara Jethani

David Merrill, MD, PhD, Director of the Brain Health Center at Pacific Neuroscience Institute®, was honored by OPICA at the 2024 Annual Forget-Me-Not Luncheon. OPICA Adult Day Program & Counseling Center has been serving older adults affected by memory loss and their families for over...

April 18, 2024

Using Professional Experience Beyond Medicine to Treat the Vocal Cords│Romina Huerta

by Anthony Effinger

Use the term “vocal cords” and most people think of the structure that lets us talk, sing and yell. But these folds of throat tissue do much more. Listen to find out more.

Announcing Dale Bredesen MD at Pacific Neuroscience Institute
April 16, 2024

Renowned Alzheimer’s Neurologist Dale Bredesen, MD, Joins Pacific Neuroscience Institute

by Zara Jethani

Dale Bredesen, MD, joins Pacific Neuroscience Institute to lead the Precision Brain Health program. He believes that Alzheimer's is becoming optional. Learn more.

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March 7, 2024

Dementia: A Recent Diagnosis?

by Zara Jethani

Has a loved one recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or other dementia? As a care partner, your role necessarily extends beyond providing physical assistance. Learn what to do next after a dementia diagnosis.

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February 8, 2024

7 Essential Tips for Dementia Care Partners to Enhance Daily Life and Well-being

by Brianna Rauchman

Discover simple and practical tips to help you care for a loved one with dementia. Learn how to create a safe environment, encourage healthy eating, improve communication, manage their mental health, and more.

February 1, 2024

10 Things Your Doctor Wishes You’d Start Doing in Your 50s

by Guest Author

Whatever age you are, the best time to start prioritizing your health is now. However, certain health habits are especially beneficial as you reach your 50s, before the health consequences of not doing so set in. Adopting a few simple interventions could be the key to health and longevity, doctors say, helping to stave off disease, preserve cognitive function, improve your quality of life, and more. Read on to learn which 10 things your doctor wishes you'd start doing in your 50s, if you aren't doing them already.

January 17, 2024

How a Low-Carb Diet Could Slow Alzheimer’s Disease Progression

by Jennifer Bramen

Dr. Jennifer Bramen unpacks her latest findings, highlighting the benefits of reducing carbs for Alzheimer's patients

September 21, 2023

Keeping Dementia at Bay, Every Day | 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.

Last updated: October 20th, 2023