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NFL cognitive screening
February 22, 2022

New Program to Help Retired NFL Players: ‘The brain can only take so much’

by Guest Author

Retired NFL players can undergo initial cognitive screenings and have access to many other services offered at PNI.

Arteriovenous malformation AVM
February 16, 2022

What is an AVM?

by Benjamin Pulli

An AVM, or arteriovenous malformation, is a rare disease (approximately 1-5 out of 10,000 patients) of the blood vessels in the brain.

Hall of Fame Health NFL Saint John's Health Center
February 12, 2022

PNI Offers Cognitive Screening to Retired NFL Hall of Famers

by Guest Author

In partnership with the Hall of Fame, PNI located at Providence Saint John’s Health Center offers cognitive screening for retired pro football players.

Drinking coffee may reduce dementia
January 5, 2022

Drinking Coffee and Tea May Lower the Risk of Stroke and Dementia

by Amelia Garrison

A growing body of research suggests that foods containing flavonoids, powerful antioxidant chemicals found in coffee and tea, provide numerous brain-boosting benefits.

December 30, 2021

January Is Thyroid Awareness Month

by Guest Author

Thyroid cancer is among the five most common carcinomas in adolescents and young adults between the ages of 15 and 39. However, women are 5-8 times more likely than men to experience thyroid problems.

Hearing Aid
December 22, 2021

PNI Foundation Launches Hearing Aid Recycling Program

by Amelia Garrison

Obtaining a hearing aid that remedies an individual's unique ue hearing loss can make a significant impact on their quality of life. Now, qualifying individuals can receive hearing assistance and the care they need.

dancing to music
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.

Eye close up
December 18, 2021

What Your Vision Reveals About Your Health

by Amelia Garrison

An annual eye exam may reveal an underlying autoimmune disease or medical condition. Discover how taking charge of your health with a routine eye exam can identify diseases before it's too late.

Clinical trials at Pacific Neuroscience Institute
December 1, 2021

The Role of Clinical Trials at PNI

by Amelia Garrison

Clinical trials are research studies that play a critical role in the advancement of clinical and medical knowledge about disease. At Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI), there are a number of upcoming and ongoing trials for patients with various neurological conditions.

champagne glasses
November 25, 2021

Holiday Success and the Pituitary

by Guest Author

By Linda M. Rio, MA, LMFT For many in the Western world the “holidays” mean a time of gathering with family and friends, celebrating, eating, drinking, and, of course, the shopping. Those who relish every moment of Christmas, Chanukah or both may have a hard...

Last updated: May 3rd, 2022