Do Brain Games Help Brain Health?

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

Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury

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 you know suffers one.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 09, 2019

Chelsee Lowe Returns to Teaching Following Stroke

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

The Changing Face of Multiple Sclerosis

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 patients like Amy Fire get on with their busy lives.

Discoveries / Aug 20, 2019

Fainting vs. Seizure: How to Tell the Difference

Seizures and fainting can look similar, but the causes and treatments are different.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 12, 2019

Brain Mapping

Infant brain circuitry predicts emotional and cognitive health in early childhood.

Discoveries / Aug 07, 2019

Error Neurons

The neurons that help us recognize our errors may hold the key to improving treatments for psychiatric and mental disorders.

Discoveries / Aug 06, 2019

Women in Neurosurgery

Three female residents forge futures in the historically male-dominated specialty of neurosurgery.

Discoveries / Aug 01, 2019

Never Too Young to Have a Stroke: Dan Ortiz's Story

"This isn't something I expected to happen at 33, but this experience has helped me reframe what's important in life."

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 23, 2019

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis genetics: what do we know?

About 10% of ALS patients have what's called familial ALS, meaning it runs in their family.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 15, 2019

Cedars-Sinai doctors use telestroke technology to treat strokes

Neurologists at Cedars-Sinai are taking advantage of telestroke video technology to diagnose and treat stroke patients at regional hospitals.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 13, 2019

What are autoimmune diseases?

Because the immune system can target any part of the body, no two autoimmune diseases are the same.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 28, 2019

Exploring the Link Between Diabetes & Parkinson's Disease

There is a long history of connection between diabetes and Parkinson's.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 26, 2019

What Is Chemo Brain? Symptoms & Recovery

As many as 75% of cancer patients experience "chemo brain" during their treatment.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 26, 2019

Multiple Sclerosis & Pregnancy: Good News for Patients

It wasn't all that long ago that doctors thought women with MS shouldn't get pregnant.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 03, 2019