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After strange symptoms sent him to urgent care, Desmond, then 35, underwent a flurry of emergency tests and appointments before a surgeon told him there was nothing he could do to ...
Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 02, 2021
Parents need to recognize the symptoms of concussion—which can even appear days after an initial injury and can cause children to be forgetful or foggy—and know how to manage and c...
Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jul 29, 2021
If you have questions about Alzheimer's and dementia, you're not alone. Dr. Sarah Kremen, director of the Neurobehavior Program at Cedars-Sinai, answers five common questions. Read...
Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jun 04, 2021
Memory loss, reduced attention and an inability to think straight are some of the lingering side effects of COVID-19. Learn more.
Cedars-Sinai Blog / Apr 26, 2021
Cedars-Sinai neurologist Dr. Nancy Sicotte debunks five of the most common myths about Alzheimer's disease and dementia.
Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jun 12, 2020
An estimated 10% of people experience an unprovoked seizure during their lifetime. Epilepsy—when a person has multiple seizures during their lifetime or is at risk of having multip...
Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 20, 2019
Mark Odle reached the peak of his law enforcement career. Then an epilepsy diagnosis brought him to a low point in his life. Today, he's free of seizures and independent.
Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 07, 2019
Neuroplasticity is the brain's ability to form new connections when stimulated, which may prevent neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's. Do brain-training games work?
Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 23, 2019
In 2018 Sarah Bowe woke up with a tingling sensation throughout her lower body. What happened next resulted in a misdiagnosis of MS landing instead on a rare and only recently iden...
Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 16, 2019
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the result of a blow or jolt to the head that damages the brain. We asked a Cedars-Sinai expert about TBIs and what to expect if you or someone yo...
Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 09, 2019
Chelsee Lowe wasn't expecting to end up in the hospital. The first grade teacher was having a conversation with someone when she suffered an ischemic stroke.
Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 23, 2019
Scientists don’t know what causes multiple sclerosis or how to stop its attack on the nervous system. But more sensitive diagnostic tools and powerful new medications are helping p...
Discoveries / Aug 20, 2019
Seizures and fainting can look similar, but the causes and treatments are different.
Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 12, 2019
Infant brain circuitry predicts emotional and cognitive health in early childhood.
Discoveries / Aug 07, 2019
The neurons that help us recognize our errors may hold the key to improving treatments for psychiatric and mental disorders.
Discoveries / Aug 06, 2019