Aging

Learn how NREM sleep can combat Alzheimer's

By uclahealth • March 31, 2021

‘Over the years, my study room has become a fall detection lab,’ says Dr. Francy Shu

By uclahealth • March 3, 2021

The causes of sudden temporary memory loss is not yet understood

By Ask the Doctors • February 24, 2021

Read more about this nerve disorder

By Ask the Doctors • February 19, 2021

Learn more about age spots and ways to treat it

By Ask the Doctors • January 18, 2021

As we get older our cognitive impairment increases, but staying active can reduce the risk

By Ask the Doctors • January 13, 2021

The new study examining how immune cells and neurons interact was led by researchers at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.

By uclahealth • January 7, 2021

Doctors dive deep to explain the causes and treatments

By Ask the Doctors • December 25, 2020

Dear Doctors: Why do the elderly lose ground mentally when they go to the hospital? Our grandmother had emergency gall bladder surgery, and afterward she got so confused that she thought our grandfather, who passed away, was in the next room. It lasted for a few days, and it was [...]

By Ask the Doctors • December 2, 2020

Dear Doctors: Our grandmother, who is 91, fell and broke her left hip. She wound up needing a partial hip replacement. I’ve read that hip fractures are dangerous for older adults. Can you explain why? Is she still at risk, even though the surgery went well?

Dear Reader: A hip fracture [...]

By Ask the Doctors • November 23, 2020