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Myths about Dementia, Alzheimer's and Memory Loss

June is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month. Here, 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

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What Is a Seizure?

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

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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

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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 yo...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 09, 2019

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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

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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 p...

Discoveries / Aug 20, 2019

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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

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Brain Mapping

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

Discoveries / Aug 07, 2019

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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

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Women in Neurosurgery

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

Discoveries / Aug 01, 2019

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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

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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

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Cedars-Sinai doctors use telestroke technology to treat stroke...

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

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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

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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