One bright spot is taking place right here in St. Louis where Washington University researchers are beginning the first trial to prevent Alzheimer’s before symptoms appear.
Studying spinal fluid samples and other health data, the researchers have shown bio-markers are accurate predictors of Alzheimer’s years before symptoms develop.
This mouse study found that when the first signs of Alzheimer’s plaques appear in the mouse’s brain, they got less sleep.
Kansas City police are investigating the death of a 75-year-old man who was found dead after walking away from his assisted living facility.
Washington University researcher says disrupted sleep appears to be associated with the build-up of amyloid plaques.
Balance problems may be an early indicator.