• Sleep EEGs may predict future disease, mortality

    4 days ago - By Healio

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Evaluation of nearly 9,000 study participants showed that sleep electroencephalograms contain decodable information about the risk for future incidence of mortality, dementia and other diseases.
    Haoqi Sun, PhD, of Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, and colleagues hypothesized in their poster at the SLEEP meeting that the risk for dementia, cerebrocardiovascular disease, psychiatric disease and mortality can be predicted by analyzing sleep microstructure.
    They considered 11 outcomes in a retrospective study: dementia, mild cognitive impairment or
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