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Memory problems linked to sleep apnoea

16th April 2015

According to a study in the journal Neurology, people with sleep apnoea are more likely to develop memory loss.

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A database of 2,400 people aged over 55 was used by US scientists.

The people who reported suffering from sleep apnoea also said they had problems with their thinking a decade earlier than those who slept well.

More research is under way to clarify the link.

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Article Information

Title: Memory problems linked to sleep apnoea
Author: Martine Hamilton
Article Id: 26760
Date Added: 16th Apr 2015

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