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Alzheimer’s kills many more than expected.

Dr. Liana Apostolova, Associate Professor of Neurology and a member of UCLA's Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research, was quoted in a March 6 WebMD article about a study showing that the number of people who die from Alzheimer’s disease may be five times higher than previously thought.

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Fish oil might guard against loss of brain cells.

Dr. Gregory Cole, Professor of Neurology and Associate Director of the Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research, was quoted in a Jan. 22 HealthDay article about a study showing that taking fish oil may guard against a loss of brain cells.

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Exercises helpful for people with dementia: study

Dr. Zaldy Tan, a member of UCLA's Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research and a visiting associate professor of medicine in the division of geriatrics, was quoted Dec. 9 in a Reuters article about research suggesting that regular exercise is helpful for people with dementia.

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A conference devoted to better engaging clinical trial volunteers.

On November 1 and 2, Dr. Joshua Grill served as an invited speaker at a meeting on "Patient Engagement in Alzheimer's Clinical Trials" in Las Vegas, NV. The conference was the subject of a recent article on the Alzheimer's Research Forum website.