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Baby boomers and Alzheimers disease.

Dr. George Bartzokis, Professor of Psychiatry at the Semel Institute, wrote a July 18 op-ed arguing that cutting federal funding for research on Alzheimer's disease will eventually lead to huge health care costs, as more baby boomers begin to develop the disease and suffer dementia.

"Baby boomers and Alzheimers disease"


Weight-loss surgery may lower risk of Alzheimer's in diabetics.

Dr. Greg Cole, professor of neurology and associate director of the UCLA Alzheimer Disease Research Center, was quoted in a June 5 HealthDay News article about research suggesting that weight-loss surgery can lower the risk of Alzheimer's disease in obese diabetic people.

"Weight-loss surgery may lower risk of Alzheimer's in diabetics"