The amount of sleep we get could be associated with certain miRNAs, according to a study investigating miRNA levels in children and adolescents. This could potentially lead to a blood test to reveal sleep deprivation.
What might the mechanisms behind circadian dysfunction in the early stages of dementia be? What more needs to be done to successfully translate this into the clinic? Watch our video with Marco Brancaccio to find out.
A recent study has demonstrated that circadian rhythms in mice may control the extent of response to vaccination of CD8 T cells to antigen presentation by dendritic cells.
Looking at your phone in the middle of the night won’t affect your body’s overall circadian rhythm, researchers suggest, as short-term and long-term exposure to light is processed via different pathways.
Observational studies reveal that use of sleep medications can increase an individual’s chances of developing dementia in sex-specific and race-specific ways.
Studies presented at AAIC 2019 provide potential treatment methods for the improvement of sleep quality in individuals with dementia.
Researchers have found that the sleep history and pattern of older men and women may predict the accumulation of proteins associated with Alzheimer’s disease.
A new study has determined that a simple change to the sleeping patterns of people known as ‘night owls’ can decrease depression and stress.
A recent study has revealed that people who experience sleep apnea also present with higher levels of tau in the entorhinal cortex.
In a recently published study, scientists have indicated that sleeping in on the weekend won’t repay your sleep debt from the week.