UCLA Longevity Center News Archive


KTTV Explores Protecting Our Aging Brains: Interview with Dr. Gary Small

Dr. Gary Small, Parlow–Solomon Professor on Aging, a professor of psychiatry at the Semel Institute and director of the UCLA Longevity Center, was interviewed Jan. 13 on KTTV-Channel 11's “Studio 11 LA".  The interview highlighted his new book, "The Alzheimer's Prevention Program". (20 Jan 12) http://showroom.multivisioninc.com/share.do?id=153846&key=Z5c4dtTj9AVBaqOLBo9zvz...

Reagan's Daughter Helps Alzheimer's Patients

(19 Jan 12) http://www.bhcourier.com/article/Health/Health/Patti_Davis_Founds_New_Support_Gr...

"Parade" Magazine: Dr. Gary Small on "How to Have an Active Brain for Life"

(17 Jan 12) http://www.parade.com/health/stay-healthy/2012/01/15-an-active-brain-for-life.ht...

Brain Function can decline by 45

Dr. Gary Small, Parlow–Solomon Professor on Aging and a professor of psychiatry at the Semel Institute, was quoted Jan. 6 in My Health News Daily about how brain function can decline as early as age 45. (13 Jan 12) http://www.foxnews.com/health/2012/01/06/mental-sharpness-begins-to-decline-in-m...

"Huffington Post" features column about walking and mental fitness

HuffPo Promotes Walking to Stay Sharp The Huffington Post featured a Jan. 3 column by Dr. Gary Small, UCLA's Parlow–Solomon Professor on Aging and a professor of psychiatry at the Semel Institute and director of the UCLA Longevity Center, about how regular walking can help seniors maintain their mental acuity. (6 Jan 12) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/gary-w-small-md/alzheimers_b_1170364.html

"Atlanta Journal-Constitution" Q & A with Dr. Gary Small

The Jan. 4 Atlanta Journal-Constitution ran a Q&A with Dr. Gary Small, Parlow–Solomon Professor on Aging and a professor of psychiatry at the Semel Institute, about strategies for lowering the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. (6 Jan 12) http://www.ajc.com/health/alzheimers-expert-talks-prevention-1289079.html

Positive Effects of Omega-3 fatty acids and some vitamins

Dr. Gary Small, Parlow-Solomon Professor on Aging, professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences and director of the UCLA Longevity Center, was quoted Dec. 28 in a MyHealthDaily.com article about research suggesting that elderly people with high levels of Omega-3 fatty acids and some vitamins do better in cognitive tests than people with lower levels.  The story was picked up by Fox News.com and MSNBC.  Small also was interviewed Dec. 26 by ESPN about how the Internet and technology have led to shorter attention spans, which may influence interest in sports like cricket that can require five days to complete a match. (6 Jan 12)

"Los Angeles" Magazine's December issue lists Dr. Small's new Alzheimer Prevention Book as a must-read

(23 Dec 11) http://www.lamag.com/culture/books/Story.aspx?ID=1572246

"Readers' Digest" reviews UCLA's Dr. Gary Small's Alzheimer’s Prevention Book

(23 Dec 11) http://www.rd.com/health/protect-yourself-from-alzheimers-disease/

Oprah's January 2012 "O" Magazine reviews UCLA's Dr. Gary Small's Alzheimer’s Prevention Book

(23 Dec 11) http://www.oprah.com/health/How-to-Ward-Off-Dementia-Alzheimers-Prevention-Progr...