Sleep apnea in seniors linked to Alzheimer’sWashington: A new New York University study looking at sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) and markers for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) risk in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and neuroimaging has supported the growing body of research linking the two.But this latest study also poses an interesting question: Could AD in its ‘preclinical stages’ also lead to SDB and explain the increased prevalence of SDB in the elderly?
“It’s really a chicken and egg story,” said Ricardo S Osorio, MD, a research assistant professor at NYU School of Medicine who led the study.ani
Helen Mirren becomes ‘Queen’ for dying fanLondon: Dame Helen Mirren fulfilled the wish of a fatally ill young boy, who wanted to meet Queen Elizabeth, by dressing up like the British monarch. Visiting the Queen at Buckingham Palace topped Oliver Burton’s list of dream activities, but his family was told a meeting would not be possible, the Sun reported.
After Mirren came to know that the 10-year-old cancer patient may have just weeks to live and was unable to meet the real Queen at Buckingham Palace, she invited him to see her London play ‘The Audience.’ ANI