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A good night’s sleep is a way of reducing the likelihood of developing dementia

A lot of interest and excitement has been generated by reference to a very technical paper about the relationship between sleep and Alzheimer’s disease: We learn that good sleep patterns allow clearance of amyloid from the brain – reducing the likelihood of Alzheimer’s disease: Study finds link between Alzheimer’s and circadian clock | Alzheimer's | The Guardian


Circadian control of heparan sulfate levels times phagocytosis of amyloid beta aggregates (plos.org)


So technical – and based on findings in mice that Rose Gollop, and maybe others, is disappointed and may not accept the message that a good sleep pattern is associated with less incidence of Alzheimer’s disease: Counting mice after sleep study letdown | Sleep | The Guardian