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Living with Dementia

University Of California

Sleep apnea linked to memory decline, dementia

Older women who have sleep apnea may be more likely to develop memory problems and dementia, according to a new study.

It’s not clear yet whether treating the sleep apnea can help prevent that memory decline -  but researchers say future studies should address that question.

“It makes sense that good sleep is going… Sleep apnea linked to memory decline, dementia   

Test Combination Helps Predict Alzheimer’s Disease Risk

With age, forgetfulness and other signs of memory loss sometimes appear, prompting elderly individuals to seek a medical evaluation amid fears that they may be experiencing early symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), the most common type of dementia among Americans aged 65 and older.

But even when early memory problems suggest the potential for… Test Combination Helps Predict Alzheimer’s Disease Risk   


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