Concerns that sleep apnea could impact healthspan

Concerns that sleep apnea could impact healthspan The number of people with obstructive sleep apnea has steadily increased over the past two decades. Obesity and advanced age, which have been reported as risk factors, are also on the rise. Scientists are concerned because sleep apnea may diminish healthspan by aggravating several cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases. …

Newly discovered biomarkers may lead to promising diagnostic tool for Alzheimer's

Newly discovered biomarkers may lead to promising diagnostic tool for Alzheimer’s Diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease and determining a patient’s prognosis is an inexact business, and that stands in the way of better personalized care and advances in treatment. A new study has identified a potential new way of confirming the disease and predicting a patient’s outlook. …