• Untreated sleep apnea may impact risk for Alzheimer's disease

    2 monthes ago - By Healio

    A new study demonstrated that obstructive sleep apnea has an acute effect on biomarkers for Alzheimer's disease and the ability to measure such biomarkers from blood.
    Moreover, withdrawal of positive airway pressure therapy was associated with changes in Alzheimer's disease biomarkers, which researchers concluded
    “There had been a lot of evidence suggesting that there are associations between sleep apnea and Alzheimer's risk, but the question of treatment and treatment withdrawal on a fast timescale had never been addressed,” Andrew W. Varga, MD, PhD, associate
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