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2019-02-10 Science & Technology
The best thing you can do for your health: sleep well
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Posted by Besoeker 2019-02-10 01:33|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [305 views ]  Top

#1 Two-thirds of adults throughout all developed nations fail to obtain the recommended eight hours of nightly sleep.

The article is long on opinion and short on causal research. Does this article mean that we can expect 2/3 of the population to be at risk for Alzheimer’s? IMO, no. It has been said that both Churchill and Einstein catnapped.
Posted by JohnQC 2019-02-10 08:53||   2019-02-10 08:53|| Front Page Top

#2 beta amyloid is itself in response to viral infection of the brain. Which is why attempts to suppress it caused MORE Alzheimers rather than less. But if you have a strong immune system then you probably need to sleep less.

The whole sleep thing is far more complicated than any one article could cope with let alone the grauniad's snarky narrativist.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2019-02-10 12:17||   2019-02-10 12:17|| Front Page Top

#3 Wake me up when there is a scientific consensus on the causes of Alzheimer's and a cure for it...
Posted by Anguper Hupomosing9418 2019-02-10 21:11||   2019-02-10 21:11|| Front Page Top

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