Researchers observed an inverse relationship between decreased slow-wave sleep and more tau protein in older adults who were either cognitively normal or very mildly impaired.
These findings, published in Science Translational Medicine, indicate that poor-quality sleep may be a red flag before or in the earliest stages of symptomatic Alzheimer’s disease, according to researchers.
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc.
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