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Scientists Discover A Link Between Lack Of Deep Sleep And Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted on November 16, 2020

From NPR’s All things Considered… There’s growing evidence that a lack of deep sleep increases the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Scientists say that’s because during deep sleep, the brain removes toxins associated with Alzheimer’s. Transcript ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: We continue to learn about the connection between sleep and Alzheimer’s disease. NPR’s Jon Hamilton brings us this report done with the NPR science podcast Short Wave… …HAMILTON: There’s some evidence that rhythmic sounds can increase slow waves … Read More

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Association Between Preoperative Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Preoperative Positive Airway Pressure With Postoperative Intensive Care Unit Delirium

Posted on May 7, 2020

Christopher R. King, Bradley A. Fritz, Krisztina Escallier, Yo-El S. Ju, Nan Lin, Sherry McKinnon, Michael S. Avidan, Ben Julian Palanca. JAMA Network Open, Volume 3, Issue 4, 1 April 2020, Page e203125 Read More

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Board of Trustees grants faculty appointments, promotions

Posted on April 8, 2019

From the WashU Newsroom… At the Washington University in St. Louis Board of Trustees meeting March 1, the following faculty were appointed with tenure, promoted with tenure or granted tenure, effective July 1 unless otherwise noted. Appointment with tenure Kevin Michael Bennett as associate professor of radiology at the School of Medicine (tenure effective March 1); and Neal Patwari as professor of electrical and systems engineering and computer science and engineering at the McKelvey School … Read More Read More

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Obstructive sleep apnea treatment, slow wave activity, and amyloid-β

Posted on January 31, 2019

Yo‐El S. Ju, Margaret A. Zangrilli, Mary Beth Finn, Anne M. Fagan, David M. Holtzman. Annals of Neurology 2019 Read More

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People who act out dreams needed for study

Posted on December 13, 2018

Phenomenon linked to Parkinson’s, dementia, other serious neurodegenerative diseases Read More

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