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?

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.

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.

Fainting vs. Seizure: How to Tell the Difference

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

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."

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 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.

What are autoimmune diseases?

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

Exploring the Link Between Diabetes & Parkinson's Disease

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

What Is Chemo Brain? Symptoms & Recovery

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

Multiple Sclerosis & Pregnancy: Good News for Patients

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

The Science Behind Random Acts of Kindness

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