February 2, 2018

Body clock disruptions may indicate early-stage Alzheimer's

Researchers conducted circadian rhythm analysis in 189 participants, with an average age of 66, who volunteered for Washington University’s Knight Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. They were given a PET scan to detect amyloid plaques in the brain, a cerebrospinal fluid test for Alzheimer’s-related proteins or a combination of the two. {read more here}