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Living with Dementia

Memory Robbing Disease

Trouble sleeping might be early Alzheimer’s clue

Problems sleeping may hint at future trouble with a memory robbing disease.

Here is what’s being reported in the journal Science Translational Medicine:

Clumps of protein in the brain, called plaques, are thought to be a key component of Alzheimer’s. Researchers studying mice discovered when these clumps started forming the mice started having… Trouble sleeping might be early Alzheimer’s clue   

Alzheimer’s Disease

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