Study finds link between sleep apnea, Alzheimer's disease

05/22/2013 |

A study reported at a medical meeting found biochemical signs of Alzheimer's disease in lean patients who have normal cognitive function and sleep apnea. Researchers used FDG-PET to measure glucose metabolization and PET imaging with Pittsburgh compound B to measure levels of amyloid, a protein linked to the disease. The researchers are planning studies that may help establish whether there is a causal relationship between sleep apnea and Alzheimer's.

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