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

Error Neurons and Mental Disorders

Neurons that help us recognize errors may hold the key to improving treatment of psychiatric and mental disorders like schizophrenia and autism.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jul 23, 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 14, 2019

Cedars-Sinai doctors use telestroke technology to treat strokes

The average patient loses about 1.9 million brain cells every minute a stroke is untreated.

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 27, 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 25, 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 02, 2019

Eyes on the Brain

Philanthropic support led to a breakthrough in detecting Alzheimer's disease early: a simple, noninvasive eye exam to detect Alzheimer’s disease up to two decades before it becomes symptomatic.

Discoveries / Feb 24, 2019

You Must Remember This

A Cedars-Sinai study illuminates how the human brain forms new recollections—providing insights into potential treatments for neurodegenerative diseases.

Discoveries / Feb 19, 2019

Cancer in the Air

While air pollution has long been linked to disease, a recent Cedars-Sinai study reveals how nickel particles and other airborne matter influence genetics in a potentially damaging way.

Discoveries / Feb 18, 2019

Do I Look Fat in these Genes?

Scientists at Cedars-Sinai are recreating brain neurons to study obesity and personalize treatment.

Discoveries / Feb 18, 2019

The Science Behind Random Acts of Kindness

Science says: Random acts of kindness are good for your health.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 13, 2019

CSF Leak Patient Won't Wait for a Cure to Be Happy

Brianna Cardenas spent 3 years looking for the cause of mysterious neck pain.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 18, 2018