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Lack of memories in early childhood may be hampered by rapid brain growth, study says.

Dr. Liana Apostolova, Associate Professor of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and Director of Neuroimaging Laboratory, Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research at UCLA, was quoted May 27 in a Growing Your Baby parenting news segment about young brains require a mature hippocampus for long-term storage of memories.

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Should you be taking vitamin B to protect against Alzheimer's?

Paul Thompson, Professor of Neurology and member of the UCLA Laboratory of Neuro Imaging (LONI) in the department of neurology, was quoted in a May 20 Daily Mail (U.K.) article about research showing that vitamin B may help protect against Alzheimer's disease.

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Margaret Thatcher's dementia: Cause of death or unrelated factor?

Dr. Liana Apostolova, an Associate Clinical Professor of Neurology and a member of the Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research, was quoted in the April 9 Los Angeles Times about the death of Margaret Thatcher and the fact that Alzheimer's disease can make the brain's blood vessels more brittle, raising the risk that they could burst and cause a hemorrhagic stroke.

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Obama outlines private-public project to study the brain.

Dr. John Mazziotta Associate Vice Chancellor, Health Sciences, and Chair and Stark Professor of Neurology at UCLA, was quoted April 2 in a Los Angeles Times story about President Obama's scientific initiative aimed at mapping the human brain.

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KCBS/KCAL note sharp rise in Alzheimer’s disease numbers.

Dr. John Ringman, Associate Clinical Professor of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and Associate Clinical Director, Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research at UCLA, was featured in a Mar. 19 KCBS-Channel 2/KCal-Channel 9 news segment about the reasons behind the sharp rise in the number of people being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.