Even one night’s bad sleep is enough to boost levels of a toxic protein blamed for Alzheimer’s, a study claims. Experts warn getting plenty of shut-eye may be a simple way of slashing chances of developing the brain-wasting disease. Previous research has hinted at a link between poor slumber and loss of brain power.
Eating at the same time every day may help combat dementia, new research reveals. Regular meals improve gene expression in the region of the brain associated with body control, which often degenerates in Huntington's disease (HD); a form of dementia, a study found.