Excessive Daytime Sleepiness Associated With Alzheimer’s Risk, Long-term Study Reports

Excessive Daytime Sleepiness Associated With Alzheimer’s Risk, Long-term Study Reports
Excessive daytime sleepiness or napping is associated with increased beta-amyloid plaques in the brain, a major characteristic of Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study that followed patients for more than 15 years. The study, “Excessive daytime sleepiness and napping in cognitively normal adults: associations with subsequent amyloid deposition measured by PiB PET,” was published in the

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