Body clock disruptions may be an early sign of Alzheimer's

On January 30, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

New research published in JAMA Neurology suggests that those people whose memory is intact and who do not show any signs of Alzheimer’s can have disrupted circadian rhythms — which may be a very early sign of Alzheimer’s. Napping during the day may disrupt the sleep/wake cycle in seniors. This…

Disruptions to sleep patterns lead to an increased risk of suicides

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The link between sleep problems and suicidal thoughts and behaviours is made starkly clear in new research from The University of Manchester, published in the BMJ Open. In this study, conducted by researchers from the University’s School of Health Sciences alongside the University of Oxford, 18 participants…

UCI study finds jet lag-like sleep disruptions spur Alzheimer's memory, learning loss

Results suggest greater emphasis on managing slumber habits of people with AD risk Chemical changes in brain cells caused by disturbances in the body’s day-night cycle may be a key underlying cause of the learning and memory loss associated with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a University of California, Irvine…