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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.

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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.

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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.

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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...

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November 19, 2021

PNI and Alzheimer’s Los Angeles Partner Up

by Amelia Garrison

Pacific Neuroscience Institute Foundation proudly sponsored Alzheimer's LA's 2021 40th anniversary event, Making Memories Festival.

Go Gray In May
May 2, 2021

Go Gray in May for Brain Tumor Awareness

by Zara Jethani

Raise awareness for brain tumor treatment and research by wearing GRAY ribbons, clothes, and masks. Be sure to help spread the word to friends, family, and colleagues. A Few Facts about Brain Tumors Approximately 80% of cancers may metastasize to the brain, these include melanoma (where nearly 50% of cases will...

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March 5, 2021

PNI’s 2020 Year-in-Review & What To Expect in 2021

by Zara Jethani

PNI’s Year-in-Review 2020 was, despite the pandemic, a strong year for clinical care delivered by PNI providers with multiple milestones being achieved.  We’ve entered 2021 with a deep commitment to treating our patients at our ten centers of excellence, doing groundbreaking research, providing innovative clinical...

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December 7, 2020

Everything Parkinson’s Webinar Series: Introduction

by Giselle Tamula

The Pacific Movement Disorders Center kicked off its new monthly Let's Talk Parkinson's webinar series featuring its specialists and care team providers on various topics in Parkinson's disease.

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March 24, 2020

Back to Basics: Facts and FAQs About COVID-19

by Zara Jethani

It is always good to have fact-based, scientific data to inform your decisions, especially in times like these. Here are some basic questions answered, about minimizing exposure to coronavirus COVID-19. Why does washing your hands with soap help? Coronavirus needs a host to survive and...

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February 1, 2020

Is Intermittent Fasting a Good Idea?

by Daniel F. Kelly

Dr. Daniel F. Kelly’s article about intermittent fasting was featured in the Santa Monica Star. Read the article and find out if intermittment fasting is a good idea. 

Last updated: March 23rd, 2020