With millions of older adults projected to develop Alzhiemer’s in the next few decades, researchers are creating novel systems for diagnosing the disease.
More than nine hours a night might spell trouble for the elderly People over 65 who sleep longer than nine hours each night may be showing early signs of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, according to research by Sudha Seshadri, a MED professor of neurology. Photo by vitranc/iStock. If senior citizens you know are sleeping more […]
Alzheimer’s disease is an epidemic. It attacks the brain’s nerve cells, causing memory loss, behavioral changes, confusion, and deterioration of language skills. It affects more than five million Americans 65 and older, and that is expected to increase to 13.8 million by 2050 unless science finds a treatment. Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia are […]