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July 10, 2018

Bioelectric Therapy for Neurological Disease Treatment

by Zara Jethani

Imagine using electricity to non-invasively treat and cure brain cancer. Or stroke. Or Parkinson’s. Or an aneurysm. Or Alzheimer’s, depression, concussion. Dr. Santosh Kesari is a physician scientist who sees the possibilities in the world of alternating electric field therapy.

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July 4, 2018

Stroke Team Champions Education at 2018 Palisades Will Rogers 5K & 10K Run

by Steven Augustine

Stroke remains a mystery to the majority of this otherwise very well-informed community. Stroke team champions from Pacific Neuroscience Institute and Providence Saint John's Health Center came out to participate and educate at the 41st Annual Will Rogers 5K & 10K Run on July 4, 2018. Find out how to spot a stroke quickly and save a life.

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June 15, 2018

Stroke Care In the South Bay: “Take Me to Little Company of Mary”

by Zara Jethani

As the first Comprehensive Stroke Center in the South Bay, Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance has put together an unbeatable team to save patients. Read this heart-warming story about the first patient to be taken to LCM after a change in paramedic routing protocol. Any patients with suspected large vessel occlusions must now be taken directly to a stroke center with 
clot removal capabilities rather than primary stroke centers.

February 2, 2018

Comprehensive Stroke Center and Neuroscience Care in Torrance

by Zara Jethani

Dr. Walavan Sivakumar, director of neurosurgery at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical talks about the one of a kind Pacific Neuroscience Institute clinic. The center offers comprehensive services for treating a wide spectrum of neurological and cranial disorders. Check out this great and informative interview with NEWSBREAK Live.

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October 15, 2017

What You Should Know About Stroke and Aneurysm Treatment

by Zara Jethani

Stroke and brain aneurysm are emergencies and a patient should be rushed to the ER for immediate treatment. Find out what you need to know about treatment.

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September 19, 2017

Reversing the Effects of a Stroke

by Zara Jethani

When a person suffers a stroke, millions of brain nerve cells die often resulting in motor disabilities such as paralysis and speech difficulties. What if researchers could challenge the brain to recover? That's what PNI researchers are doing for patients up to 7 1/2 years after their attack.

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July 4, 2017

Running FAST at the July 4th Palisades Will Rogers 5K & 10K

by Zara Jethani

Our Stroke Team and other members of Providence Saint John's Health Center joined the crowds of participants who came out to show their commitment to health at the July 4th Palisades Will Rogers 5K and 10K run.

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June 1, 2017

Clinical Trials Roundup: June 2017

by Marlon Saria

We are pleased to add an Ischemic Stroke study to our clinical trials at Pacific Neuroscience Institute. Ongoing trials in quality & outcomes research & brain cancer are actively recruiting. Read more.

May 8, 2017

Stroke Awareness Month: May 2017

by Jason Tarpley

May is Stroke Awareness Month. Stroke is preventable. Identifying risk factors that contribute can help reduce the likelihood of having a stroke. Read more.

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May 1, 2017

Clinical Trials Roundup: May 2017

by Marlon Saria

We are pleased to announce a new clinical trial using the Optune device. Ongoing trials in stroke, quality & outcomes research & brain cancer are actively recruiting. Read more.

Last updated: September 9th, 2019