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Poor sleep tied to Alzheimer’s-like brain changes

Older adults who don’t sleep well have more of the brain plaques that are hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease, a new study suggests.

The finding doesn’t prove that not getting enough shut-eye causes the build-up of beta-amyloid plaques and leads to dementia rather than the other way around.

The researchers can’t be sure which came… Poor sleep tied to Alzheimer’s-like brain changes   

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