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UCLA to launch unique, comprehensive Alzheimer's and dementia care program

March 14, 2012
- The new UCLA Alzheimer's and Dementia Care program will provide comprehensive, coordinated care, as well as resources and support, to patients and their caregivers.
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Hyperactivity in Brain May Explain Multiple Symptoms of Depression

Febnuary 27, 2012-
Most of us know what it means when it's said that someone is depressed. But commonly, true clinical depression brings with it a number of other symptoms. These can include anxiety, poor attention and concentration, memory issues, and sleep disturbances. Learn More>>
UCLA Brain-Imaging Technique Predicts Who Will Suffer Cognitive Decline Over Time

February 13, 2012-
Cognitive loss and brain degeneration currently affect millions of adults, and the number will increase, given the population of aging baby boomers. Today, nearly 20 percent of people age 65 or older suffer from mild cognitive impairment and 10 percent have dementia. Learn More>> 
UCLA Scientists Boost Memory by Stimulating Key Site in Brain

February 8, 2012-
UCLA neuroscientists have demonstrated that they can strengthen memory in human patients by stimulating a critical junction in the brain. Published in the Feb. 9 edition of the New England Journal of Medicine, the finding could lead to a new method for boosting memory in patients with early Alzheimer's disease. Learn More>>
Protein Changes Identified in Early-Onset Alzheimer's

January 9, 2012-
Understanding the biological changes that occur during the clinically "silent" stage - the years before symptoms appear - provides clues about the causes of the disease and may offer potential targets for drugs that will stop it from progressing. Learn More>>
ECT Has Proven to Be Effective Treatment for Severe Depression

June 2011-
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has a controversial past, but for more than 50 years it has been both a safe and highly effective treatment for severe depression and certain other conditions. Learn More>>


Laker Player Ron Artest Visits UCLA Patients

March 21, 2011- Lakers player, Ron Artest, an advocate of mental health issues, visited patients at
the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA. Learn More>>