News

Dr. Claire McEvoy received an award for Best Poster by a Post-Doc in the Public Health and Psychosocial Theme (AAIC Awards, 2017)

Sleep Apnea, Cognition and Risk of Dementia with Dr. Yue Leng (AAIC, 2017)

Mediterranean style diet may prevent dementia (CNN Health, July 17, 2017)

Dr. Yaffe provided expert testimony at the United States Senate Special Committee on Aging: "The Arc of Alzheimer’s: From Preventing Cognitive Decline in Americans to Assuring Quality Care for those Living with the Disease."

Dr. Yaffe Awarded Potamkin Prize for Dementia Research (UCSF Psychiatry News, March 23, 2017)

Dr. Kristine Yaffe Awarded Potamkin Prize for Dementia Research (EurekAlert!, March 23, 2017)

Poverty May be Risk Factor for Reduced Cognitive Function in Midlife (UCSF News Center, September 28, 2016)

Study Suggests "Emotional Health" Implicated in Dementia (University of California News, March 31, 2016)

TV May Be Bad for Your Brain (NY Times, December 3, 2015)

New Study by Kaup and Yaffe May Point to Connection between Forgetfulness and Dementia (UCSF Department of Psychiatry, October 29, 2015)

New Research Says Alzheimer's Deteriorates Twice as Fast in Women (NY Times Live, July 22, 2015)

Studies: Better Sleep May be Important for Alzheimer's Risk (AP The Big Story, July 20, 2015)

The Art of Maintaining Cognitive Health as Our Brains Age (UCSF News, April 24, 2015)

Expert Advice: Do 3 Things to Protect Your Aging Brain (USA Today, April 14, 2015)

Everything Ages, Even Your Brain. Don't Worry so Much. It's Probably Not Alzheimer's. (Washington Post, April 14, 2015)

To Protect Your Aging Brain, Start with Exercise (Health Day, April 14, 2015)

What Works, What Doesn't, For Brain Health (AARP, April 14, 2015)

Yaffe to Receive ACP Award for Research in Geriatric Psychiatry (UCSF Department of Psychiatry, February 12, 2015)

This is Your Brain on Fish (The Atlantic, August 7, 2014)

Disturbed Sleep Linked to Increased Dementia Risk (Medscape Medical News, July 15, 2014)

Dementia risk spikes in older veterans with sleep disorders, PTSD (Clinical Psychiatry News, July 17, 2014)

Sleep disorders may raise risk of Alzheimer’s, new research shows (The Washington Post, July 14, 2014)

Kristine Yaffe named on of the World's Most Influential Scientific Minds 2014 by Thomson Reuters (Thomson Reutoers, June 18, 2014)

Young adults who stay fit and healthy may avoid cognitive issues in middle age (The Washington Post, April 7, 2014)

Dementia Cases Are on the Decline (US News & World Report, November 27, 2013)

Possible link between traumatic brain injury and dementia (ABC online, September 18,2013)

Anemia linked to increased risk of dementia (CNN Health, July 31, 2013)

Economic Status May Drive Dementia Disparities (MedScape News, July 16, 2013)

Sleepless Nights May Put The Aging Brain At Risk Of Dementia (NPR, August 27, 2012)

Elderly Sleep Pattern Changes May Help to Detect Dementia (Bloomberg, July 16, 2012)

Preventing or Better Managing Diabetes May Prevent Cognitive Decline, According to UCSF Study( UCSF News, June 21, 2012)

Diabetes Linked to Memory Problems in Older Adults (The New York Times, June 19, 2012)

Interview with Dr. Yaffe on Diabetes, Glucose Control, and Cognitive Decline (Archives of Neurology, June 18, 2012)

Blood Vessel Disease of Retina May be Marker of Cognitive Decline (UCSF News, March 14, 2012)

Sleep Apnea Linked to Increased Risk of Dementia in Elderly Women (UCSF News, August 9, 2011)

Grasping for Any Way to Prevent Alzheimer’s (The New York Times, July 25,2011)

Over Half of Alzheimer's Cases May Be Preventable, Say Researchers (UCSF News, July 19, 2011)

50% Of Alzheimer's Cases Preventable With Lifestyle Changes (Medical News Today, July 19,2011)

Injuries of Veterans, Football Players Are Linked to Dementia Later in Life (The Wall Street Journal, July 19, 2011)

Traumatic Brain Injury More Than Doubles Dementia Risk (UCSF News, July 19, 2011)

Two Tests Could Aid in Risk Assessment and Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s (The New York Times, January 18,2011)

Study: A Blood Test May Predict Alzheimer’s (Time Magazine, January 18,2011)

PTSD may boost dementia risk in older vets (Reuters, June 7, 2010)