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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.

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Could a good night's sleep guard against Alzheimer's?

Dr. Gregory Cole, Professor of Neurology and Associate Director of the UCLA Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, was quoted in an Oct. 21 HealthDay News article about a study suggesting that older people who get less sleep are at greater risk for Alzheimer's disease.

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Mild cognitive decline in PD linked to cortical thinning.

Dr. Liana Apostolova, an Associate Clinical Professor of Neurology, was quoted in the Oct. 7 Medscape (subscription) News about a study showing that patients with Parkinson's disease who have mild cognitive impairment experience faster gray-matter degradation than those with normal cognition.