Alzheimer's disease & dementia

The right lighting can calm Alzheimer's patients

(HealthDay)—Lighting that mimics natural night-day patterns might improve sleep and mood problems for Alzheimer's patients living in nursing homes, new research suggests.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Sleep disturbances linked to increased dementia risk

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden report that sleep disturbances in midlife or in late life are associated with a higher risk for developing dementia in old age. The results are published in Alzheimer's & Dementia: ...

Cardiology

In women, even mild sleep problems may raise blood pressure

It is well known that chronic sleep deprivation can affect cardiovascular health. But according to a new study from Columbia University Irving Medical Center, even mild sleep problems, such as having trouble falling asleep, ...

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