brain health

There are many conditions and cases that are associated with neurocognitive disorder. Learn more about these conditions and symptoms

By Ask the Doctors • October 22, 2021

How does choreography improve cognitive brain health?

By Chayil Champion • August 26, 2021

How can athletes in contact sports protect their cognitive health?

By Chayil Champion • August 17, 2021

How to overcome mental and physical exhaustion

By uclahealth • June 11, 2021

Assessing and decreasing your fall risk

By uclahealth • March 22, 2021

Learn the benefits of folate and how it helps your body

By uclahealth • January 21, 2021

Some brain cells remain constant while others can be reprogrammed

By uclahealth • October 16, 2020

Dear Doctor: I was treated for pelvic cancer earlier this year, and ever since finishing chemo, I’ve had problems with balance and movement. My doctor thinks it could be parkinsonism. Is that the same as Parkinson’s disease? Did the chemo cause it?

Dear Reader: Although the two conditions share a similar [...]

By Ask the Doctors • August 28, 2020

Stroke is the leading cause of serious disability and the fifth leading cause of death in adults in the United States. The majority – 80 percent -- of strokes are ischemic strokes, which occur when a blood vessel to the brain is blocked, preventing the brain from receiving the nutrient-rich oxygenated blood it needs [...]

By uclahealth • October 3, 2019

Research over the past ten years suggests that you can prevent depression with a healthy diet.

Some studies suggest a healthy diet, like a Mediterranean-style eating plan, can even treat depression once it’s been diagnosed. 

Improving Brain Health Through Diet

At the root of depression is an unhealthy brain. Improving your diet can [...]

By uclahealth • May 14, 2019