• Sleep Patterns May Offer Clues to Alzheimer's

    5 monthes ago - By Web MD

    Researchers found that people with less slow-wave sleep - deep sleep that's needed to preserve memories and to wake up feeling refreshed - had higher levels of the brain protein tau. Elevated tau levels are a possible sign of Alzheimer's disease.
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  • Do you need a daytime nap? You may have a higher risk of dementia

    Do you need a daytime nap? You may have a higher risk of dementia

    5 monthes ago - By Daily Mail

    A study of more than 100 older people found those not getting enough 'quality' shut-eye also had more tau, leading to memory loss and confusion.
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