Advances in research and clinical practice suggest that unusual vision changes may be an indicator of Alzheimer’s disease. Find out more.
Providence Saint John’s Health Center’s 75th Gala on Saturday night was a great success. Pacific Neuroscience Institute was proud to be represented by amazing doctors, Dr. Jason Tarpley, MD, PhD and Dr. Santosh Kesari, MD, PhD.
At-home workouts improve balance, mobility and strength in your 60s and beyond. Without a doubt, regular exercise is good for you at any age. But if you’re entering into the golden years of retirement and beyond, staying fit is even more critical, especially if you want to keep doing all the things you enjoy. Read more.
For the first time in human history, the world will be inhabited by more people over the age of 65 than under 18. What does this Great Age Wave mean and what are the implications? Find out more.
Pacific Neuroscience Institute is very pleased to announce an expansion of its clinical space associated with Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. The new state-of-the-art clinics for brain, pituitary, movement and spine conditions are located at 5215 Torrance Blvd., Suite 300. Find out more.
Healthy social engagement is sometimes overlooked as a powerful tool to help keep dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, anxiety and depression away. Find out more.
Central nervous system (CNS) malignancies are a highly heterogeneous group of cancers characterized by an extensive spectrum of disease. Ensuring that the patient with a CNS tumor is introduced to palliative care at the time of diagnosis is where the neuro-oncology nurse navigator can have a substantial impact. Read more in this great article featuring Advanced Practice Registered Nurse and Director of Center for Quality Outcomes & Research, Marlon Saria, PhD, RN.
Inspired by his ambulatory surgery center and care from Dr. Chester Griffiths, a patient pays it forward in his community.
Patients with Parkinson’s disease, a brain condition that affects movement and balance and can cause tremor, often have the same worry: Is my mind going to be affected? Find out more.
Keyhole surgery is the concept of safely removing brain, skull base and pituitary tumors through smaller, more precise openings that minimize collateral damage to surrounding scalp, brain, blood vessels and nerves. A majority of these tumors can now be removed via one of the several keyhole approaches available nowadays, using a small craniotomy (bony skull opening) or an approach through the nostrils. These approaches are technically demanding, require specialized instrumentation, significant surgical expertise and are not appropriate for all tumors. Find out more.