CNN: Daytime drowsiness increases risk of Alzheimer’s in elderly, study says

| Posted in Brain Disease, Brain Education, Brain Research

Poor sleep and the risk of dementia go hand in hand, but no one knew which came first. In what researchers say is the first study of its kind, a study published Monday in the journal JAMA Neurology shows that excessive daytime sleepiness in cognitively normal elderly leads to a buildup of a plaque in the brain called amyloid. (March 12, 2018)

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