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Smoking may hasten mental decline in men.

Dr. David Teplow, Professor of Neurology and Interim Director of the Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Research at UCLA, was quoted Feb. 6 by CNN.com about research finding that smoking appears to accelerate the pace of age-related cognitive decline in middle-aged men.

"Smoking may hasten mental decline in men."

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Keeping brain sharp, active may ward off Alzheimer's.

Dr. Gregory Cole, Professor of Medicine and Neurology, and Associate Director of the Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research at UCLA, was quoted in a Jan. 24USA Todayarticle about research indicating that higher cognitive activity in young and middle-aged adults may lead to lower levels of a protein linked to Alzheimer's disease.

"Keeping brain sharp, active may ward off Alzheimer's."

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Nicotine patch may improve memory in pre-dementia patients.

Dr. Joshua Grill, Director of the Katherine and Benjamin Kagan Alzheimer's Disease Treatment Development Program and Director of Recruitment and Education Core for the Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research at UCLA, was quoted Jan. 9 by WebMD about the use of nicotine patches to offset mild memory loss.

"Nicotine patch may improve memory in pre-dementia patients"

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KPCC reveals clues to early Alzheimer's: UCLA identifies brain changes pointing to future Alzheimer's.

KPCC-89.3 FM reported Jan. 9 on research by Dr. John Ringman, Associate Professor of Neurology and a member of UCLA's Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research. His study identified chemical changes that occur in the brains of people with familial Alzheimer's disease some 10 years before symptoms appear.

KPCC reveals clues to early Alzheimer's: "UCLA identifies brain changes pointing to future Alzheimer's"

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Eat like a Mediterranean - but how?

Dr. Greg Cole, professor-in-residence of medicine and neurology and associate director of UCLA's Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer Disease Research, was quoted Nov. 21 in the Los Angeles Times about the health benefits of a Mediterranean diet.

"Eat like a Mediterranean - but how?"