The aluminum in your pots and pans wont give you Alzheimer’s disease. Nor do hair dyes cause brain cancer. But what about cell phones? And microwaves? Our neuroscience experts set the record straight on common myths and misconceptions surrounding brain diseases.
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When Tony Tommasi had a seizure in 2004, a tennis-ball-sized tumor was found in his brain. His wife-to-be, Heather, knew where to turn. She’d been there before.
When Lindsey Ross arrives at the hospital in the early-morning darkness and doesn’t leave until close to midnight, she considers herself lucky: What once seemed like a faraway goal—becoming a doctor—is now her reality as a second-year resident in Cedars-Sinai’s Neurological Surgery Residency Program.
Pramod Butte, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Neurosurgery, is no stranger to discoveries with great impact. He has worked with a team of Cedars-Sinai researchers to develop imaging technology that not only makes removing brain tumors safer and Read On
From the chance discovery of quinine as a malaria treatment in the 17th century to Alexander Fleming’s accidental encounter with penicillium mold in 1928, some of medicine’s most important advances have occurred through serendipity or error. Call them happy accidents. Read On