Sleep apnea may be a risk factor for Alzheimer’s

Mar 20, 2019 by

In new research from the Mayo Clinic, brain scans have revealed that there may be an association between sleep apnea and a particular Alzheimer’s biomarker....

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Technology disrupts sleep

Dec 26, 2018 by

New research indicates that certain cells in the eye that are sensitive to light can reset the internal clock in our bodies when exposed to light. The study points to the idea that screen time before bed–such as the...

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New study finds we can learn in our sleep

Mar 20, 2018 by

Researchers have discovered that when people were shown pictures with associated words, those words that were played while they slept were easier to remember thanks to the triggering of sleep spindles in the participants’ brains....

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Sleep apnea in children impairs memory consolidation

Dec 19, 2017 by

A team of researchers studying children with disturbed sleep found that there was a link to impaired memory. They also found a method that might help predict the level of disruption caused by the sleep loss....

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Obstructive sleep apnea linked to Alzheimer’s risk

Dec 14, 2017 by

There’s new evidence that older adults with obstructive sleep apnea may have a greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s due to the higher levels of amyloid beta. Amyloid beta is the main component of the hallmark plaques of Alzheimer’s....

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A critical link between ADHD and sleeplessness

Oct 26, 2017 by

Where once ADHD and sleep problems were considered two separate issues, researchers are now suggesting that there may be a stronger link between the two....

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Poor quality sleep increases Alzheimer’s-related proteins in the brain...

Sep 22, 2017 by

A new study has found that even one night of disrupted deep, slow-wave sleep in middle-aged adults can raise tau and amyloid beta proteins, which are associated with Alzheimer’s....

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