More Studies Link Sleep Apnea to Mild Cognitive Impairment & Dementia

Almost every week, I come across another study that links poor sleep or sleep  apnea to dementia. Here’s a paper that shows that sleep deprivation increases beta amyloid production. Beta amyloid plaques are what accumulates in dementia and alzheimer’s disease, and is the current hot topic in Alzheimer’s research.  This paper showed that chronic intermittent […]

More Dead End Tests For Alzheimer’s Disease

There have been a number of recent studies that report on markers to predict whether or not you'll develop Alzheimer's in the future. All these tests, whether blood tests or cerebral spinal fluid samples, measure various levels of beta-amyloid, which is the protein that makes up the plaques that are typically found in diseased brains.  One […]