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Taking steps to prevent memory loss.

Dr. Paul Thompson, Professor-in-Residence of Neurology and a member of the UCLA Laboratory of Neuro Imaging, was quoted in a July 25 Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel article about research suggesting physical activity may help combat memory loss in elderly people.

"Taking steps to prevent memory loss"


Alzheimer's survey finds "considerable optimism."

Dr. John Ringman, Associate Professor of Neurology of the UCLA Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research, was quoted in a July 20 USA Today article about research showing that most people would want to get checked for Alzheimer's disease if they thought they were suffering from early symptoms.

"Alzheimer's survey finds 'considerable optimism'"


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"