How close are we to stopping Alzheimer’s?

This is the question posed at the head of a very short six-part feature currently on the BBC’s website¬†here.

I was particularly interested in the section on the special role of sleep which states:

“New research by Professor Maiken Nedergaard at the University of Copenhagen suggests that regular, good quality sleep throughout life may powerfully prevent the accumulation of amyloid in the brain.”


 




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