Experts at the Pacific Brain Health Center face challenges of increasingly prevalent disorders impacting mood, memory, physical health and vitality.
When well-known actor and comedian Gary Busey came to see Dr. Chester Griffiths, a seemingly innocent nosebleed turned out to be something more sinister.
Pacific Neuroscience Institute & The Ohio State University Surgeons Host Master Class in Keyhole & Endoscopic Brain Surgery in January 2019. Find out more and surgeons can register now.
Almost two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease are women. To help stave off an epidemic of Alzheimer’s disease in women, brain health should be at the top of every woman’s healthy living checklist. Find out more.
Hemifacial spasm is a medical condition characterized by involuntary twitching of the muscles of facial expression affecting one side of the face. Read about a patient’s experience in dealing with this condition.
More than 25 percent of women with Cushing’s disease experienced their first symptoms within one year of giving birth, a small study by researchers at Pacific Neuroscience Institute found.
Pituitary disorders are still considered by some “rare”, although many experts consider them unfortunately rarely diagnosed. Find out what you can do in this article by Marriage & Family Therapist, Linda M. Rio.
September is dystonia awareness month. Cervical dystonia is a painful condition that affects the neck and causes the head to tilt to one side, or causes the head to tremble. People often think that this is due to muscular issues but actually cervical dystonia is a neurological dysfunction caused by misfiring nerves. Discover answers from movement disorders specialist, Dr. Melita Petrossian, to 7 everyday questions about cervical dystonia.
Read Dr. Marlon Saria’s article about the emotional toll of caregiving and his remembrance of Sen. John McCain who died from glioblastoma, a lethal brain cancer.
By the time patients start getting treated for brain cancer, their prognosis is often very poor, with an average survival of 14 months. Find out how early detection of cancers is emerging as a promising field of exploration.