brain injuries

New intensive-treatment program helps veterans get back to a healthy, active lifestyle

By uclahealth • November 10, 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

The cases of Alzheimer's disease are growing rapidly in the U.S.

By uclahealth • December 7, 2020

According to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are close to 840,000 cases of traumatic brain injury (TBI) among children every year in the U.S. The groups most commonly at risk for brain injury are children age 0 to 4 and adolescents age [...]

By uclahealth • October 29, 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

Electric scooters have become ubiquitous on the streets of Westwood — and everywhere else. Earlier this year, UCLA researchers reported results of a study in which they found that people involved in scooter accidents [...]

By uclahealth • June 4, 2019
“My grandfather passed away from a stroke, so getting involved was something near and dear to my heart,” says Matt Hill, paramedic and captain with the Santa Monica Fire Department who works on the UCLA Health Mobile Stroke Unit. “Whenever the Mobile [...]
By uclahealth • March 4, 2019