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Alzheimer's and Dementia FAQs

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

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How COVID-19 Compromises Brain Function

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

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Myths about Dementia, Alzheimer's and Memory Loss

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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Back on Top of the Mountain

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

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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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Second Opinion Identifies Rare Immune Disorder

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

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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