SUNDAY, Aug. 6, 2017 -- Moderate drinking may be associated with a reduced risk of dementia in seniors, a new study suggests.
But the study authors stressed that the findings shouldn't be interpreted as a signal to drink freely. The study only found an association between some alcohol consumption and mental sharpness, not a cause-and-effect link.
WEDNESDAY, July 5, 2017 -- Trouble getting enough sleep may be linked to a bigger risk of Alzheimer's disease for some people, new research suggests.
The results of the small study hint that people with a higher-than-normal risk of Alzheimer's disease who had worse sleep quality, more sleep problems and daytime sleepiness had more markers for Alzheimer's disease in their spinal fluid than those who didn't have sleep issues.