SLEEP - Chronic sleep disturbance could trigger onset of Alzheimer's

People who experience chronic sleep disturbance could face an earlier onset of dementia and Alzheimer’s, results from a new pre-clinical study indicate. "We can conclude from this study that chronic sleep disturbance is an environmental risk factor for Alzheimer's disease," a co-author said. "But the good news is that sleep disturbances can be easily treated, which would hopefully reduce the Alzheimer's risk. ...

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/03/140317155205.ht