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August 3, 2018
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Curcumin improves memory and mood, new UCLA study says

Lovers of Indian food, give yourselves a second helping: Daily consumption of a certain form of curcumin — the substance that gives Indian curry its bright color — improved memory and mood in people with mild, age-related memory loss, according to … Continue reading

August 7, 2014
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Poor health, lifestyle factors linked to memory complaints, even among younger adults

Early complaints often precursors to significant decline in later life, UCLA/Gallup study says If you’re depressed, don’t get enough exercise or have high blood pressure, you may find yourself complaining more about memory problems, even if you’re a young adult, … Continue reading

April 12, 2013
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UCLA brain-imaging tool and stroke risk test help identify cognitive decline early

UCLA researchers have used a brain-imaging tool and stroke risk assessment to identify signs of cognitive decline early on in individuals who don’t yet show symptoms of dementia. The connection between stroke risk and cognitive decline has been well established … Continue reading

January 24, 2013
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UCLA Study First to Image Concussion-Related Abnormal Brain Proteins in Retired NFL Players

Technique may lead to earlier diagnosis, tracking of brain disorders in athletes Sports-related concussions and mild traumatic brain injuries have grabbed headlines in recent months, as the long-term damage they can cause becomes increasingly evident among both current and former … Continue reading

November 10, 2011
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Imaging Technique IDs Plaques, Tangles in Brains of Severely Depressed Older Adults

*Study provides more evidence linking depression to possible dementia later in life* Depression is one of the most common mental disorders in the elderly, but little is known about the underlying biology of its development in older adults. In a … Continue reading