Sleep problems? Scientists warn of possible early sign of Alzheimer's

Sleep loss can be an early warning sign of Alzheimer's, new research suggests.

The findings, from a study of apparently healthy volunteers, point the way to new methods of detecting and monitoring the disease, say scientists.

Evidence indicates that the link between sleep and Alzheimer's runs in two directions. Alterations in the brain caused by the disease may disrupt sleep, and poor sleep also promotes the changes.

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Author of the article: 
John von Radowitz
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The Independent