Lack of sleep may be linked to risk factor for Alzheimer's disease
Losing just one night of sleep led to an immediate increase in beta-amyloid, a protein in the brain associated with Alzheimer's disease, according to a small, new study.
9 days ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
Alzheimer's Disease Risk Linked with Sleepless Nights
Poor sleep is a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease, a new NIH study finds. Just one sleepless night can lead to an immediate increase in beta-amyloid, a protein in the brain...
10 days ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
Lack of Sleep May be Linked to Risk Factor For Alzheimer's Disease
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10 days ago - MedlinePlus - 2 articles
Sleep deprivation increases brain protein linked to Alzheimer's disease
Losing just one night of sleep led to an immediate increase in beta-amyloid, a protein in the brain associated with Alzheimer's disease, according to a small, new study by...
11 days ago - News Medical
Menopause Symptoms Linked to Vascular Problems
Vascular aging was associated with severe menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes, sleep disturbance, loss of sexual interest, weight gain and other quality of life measures in...
12 days ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
Just ONE sleepless night raises the risk of Alzheimer's disease
A study of 20 people, led by researchers at the National Institutes of Health in Maryland, found a night without sleep increased the beta-amyloid protein in part of the brain...
15 days ago - Daily Mail - 3 articles
The Connection Between Sleep Disruption and Alzheimer's
New research conducted in the United Kingdom has shed some fresh information on how problems sleeping and Alzheimer's may be connected. Doctors have been aware of how...
25 days ago - Health Status
Why Sleep Disorders Cause Heartburn
It's hard to sleep when your heartburn is acting up. Michigan Medicine researchers explain why.
1 month ago - Healthy Aging
Poor Sleep May Heighten Alzheimer's Risk
A hallmark of Alzheimer's is the accumulation of a protein in the brain called beta-amyloid. It's believed that one benefit of sleep is to clear beta-amyloid, and poor sleep...
1 month ago - Web MD - 2 articles
Being Sleepy During the Day Could Be a Warning Sign of Alzheimer's
Researchers know that a condition as complicated as Alzheimer's can't be traced to a single or simple cause. Genetic factors contribute to the degenerative brain disorder that...
1 month ago - Time - 3 articles
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New Therapy can Lower Risk of Parkinson's Disease in IBD Patients
Patients with inflammatory bowel disease are at an increased risk of developing Parkinson disease. Inflammation is a biological trigger shared by both IBD and Parkinson disease.
Eating cod, herring and red snapper may ward off Parkinson's disease
Researchers from Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, found that these fishes contain high levels of the protein parvalbumin, which prevents the formation of protein...
IBS sufferers are 30% more likely to develop Parkinson's
Inflammation is thought to underlie both irritable bowel disease and Parkinson's disease, and new research from Mount Sinai hospital suggests treating IBD could lower...
High-dose Short-course Radiotherapy: Fast, Safe Treatment for Prostate...
A new radiotherapy treatment for prostate cancer that saves time and was proven safe and effective involves hospital treatment every alternate day for two and half weeks...
Men with prostate cancer could be treated in just two and a half weeks
The treatment would cut the number of sessions patients need to seven, one every other day, compared to the 39 needed at present, a study in Sweden and Denmark suggested.
Scientists find non-invasive ultrasound to detect prostate cancer
Current methods of detecting prostate cancer can be problematic, but researchers at Dundee University have found a new ultrasound that is less invasive, more accurate and far...
What I Wish People Understood About Early Onset Alzheimer's Disease
We all have a story that draws upon the conclusion that “a book shouldn't be judged by it's cover.” Usually it's a tale of outward appearances not accurately reflecting the...
Can Parkinson's Disease Risk be Lowered in IBD Patients?
A new therapy identified helps lower the risk of Parkinson's disease in inflammatory bowel disease patients. Treating with anti-tumor necrosis factor-alpha 945;) therapy can...
George H.W. Bush Hospitalized Due to Blood Infection
Bush has a form of Parkinson's disease and uses a wheelchair and electric scooter. In recent years, he has been hospitalized several times for respiratory problems, the AP...
10 Questions for Marcia Gay Harden
Marcia Gay Harden talks about her mother's Alzheimer's disease, the latest 50 Shades movie, age, fitness, and Hollywood.