MRI Scans More Accurate Predictor For Alzheimer’s Disease Than Questionaires

MRI scans are a more accurate predictor for Alzheimer’s disease than the current clinical questionnaires, according to a new study. This research was recently done at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive, irreversible brain disorder that destroys memory and thinking skills. The disease affects 5.5 million Americans,…

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Memory Improvement In Seniors Through Deep Sleep

Memory lapses are more common and frequent in the elderly, perhaps because their brain waves can’t sync to save new memories, researchers at University of California, Berkeley found. In stage 4 sleep, the brain produces delta waves almost exclusively. It is very difficult to wake someone during stages 3 and 4, which together are called deep sleep. There is no eye…

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