Lack of Sleep May Cause Thinking Declines in Hispanics

THURSDAY, Oct. 10, 2019 -- If you're Hispanic and missing out on needed sleep, a new study suggests that could make you more prone to memory problems and possibly Alzheimer's disease. " This finding is particularly important because Hispanics have a...
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Publication date: 18 January 2020Source: New Scientist, Volume 245, Issue 3265Author(s): Alice Klein
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Authors: Herring WJ, Ceesay P, Snyder E, Bliwise D, Budd K, Hutzelmann J, Stevens J, Lines C, Michelson D Abstract INTRODUCTION: We evaluated the clinical profile of the orexin receptor antagonist suvorexant for treating insomnia in patients with mild-to-moderate probable Alzheimer's disease (AD) dementia. METHODS: Randomized, double-blind, 4-week trial of suvorexant 10 mg (could be increased to 20 mg based on clinical response) or placebo in patients who met clinical diagnostic criteria for both probable AD dementia and insomnia. Sleep was assessed by overnight polysomnography in a sleep laboratory. The primar...
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(Alzheimer's Association) Phase 3 drug trial results on improving sleep for persons living with Alzheimer's disease. The US Hispanic/Latino population is predicted to have the largest increase in Alzheimer's and all dementia by mid-century. Artificial intelligence may help with early detection of dementia.
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Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine,Volume 16, Issue 1, Page 157-159, January 2020.
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Title: Even 1 Night's Bad Sleep Can Raise Levels of a Brain 'Marker' for Alzheimer'sCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/8/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/9/2020 12:00:00 AM
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Levels of Alzheimer's-causing proteins in the blood may increase after the loss of only one night's sleep, a study says.
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Swedish researchers behind the study are warning students and employees who stay up all night to finish a work or university project. They were shocked by the findings.
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It only takes one sleepless night to raise levels of a protein linked with Alzheimer ’s disease in young men’s blood, but the long-term effects are unclear
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