November 15, 2017

Sleep Apnea in Elderly May Boost Risk of Alzheimer’s

From the total study sample, 104 participated in a two-year longitudinal study that found a correlation between the severity of OSA and an increase in amyloid deposits in the brain. That finding was confirmed in the subset of participants who underwent amyloid PET [imaging], which showed an increase in amyloid burden in those with OSA, according to the researchers. {read more here}