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Dr Guliz Ozcan at University College London will look to better understand how small amyloid proteins cause insomnia in people with Alzheimer’s disease.
Researchers are using powerful brain scanning techniques to investigate how sleep affects brain changes in people with Down’s syndrome (DS).
Researchers in the US have studied genes associated with a shorter sleep cycle and found they reduce Alzheimer’s-like brain changes in the mice bred to develop features of the disease
Getting a good night’s sleep can help us feel sharper and healthier, but the links between sleep and dementia are complex. In this post we explore the latest research.
Researchers from Northumbria University are using a non-invasive technique to compare sleep patterns of people with and without dementia with Lewy bodies
Researchers are investigating whether enhancing sleep can slow the build-up of a key Alzheimer’s protein
Talks and Q&A with Dr Mathieu Nollet and Dr Berta Anuncibay Soto from our Imperial College Network. In this session, our speakers discussed their research into the connections between sleep and dementia. They discussed their work, which investigates whether sleep abnormalities contribute to Alzheimer’s, or whether they may be a consequences of brain changes that…
Dr Jonathan Blackman at the University of Bristol is investigating how the Parkinson’s drug, Levodopa may improve sleep and memory in people with mild Alzheimer’s disease.
Research led by teams in Paris and London have found that UK civil servants who regularly slept for six hours or less in middle age have a higher risk of dementia
Researchers from Sweden have found that one night of no sleep increases levels of the Alzheimer’s disease biomarker tau in healthy young men. The results of the small study are published today (Wednesday 8 January) in the scientific journal Neurology. The 15 men who took part in the study had an average age of 22…