May 22, 2013

MRI, PET show sleep disorder, Alzheimer's link staff writers, May 21, report “Using structural MRI and PET, researchers from New York University (NYU) may have found a link between sleep-disordered breathing and markers in cerebrospinal fluid that could indicate risk of Alzheimer’s disease.  The findings add to the debate over whether Alzheimer’s disease in its preclinical stages could lead to sleep-disordered breathing and explain the increased prevalence of sleep-disordered breathing in older people.”