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Excessive Daytime Sleepiness Linked to Increased Risk for Alzheimer’s

EXCERPT: A new study shows that older adults who report being very sleepy during the day were nearly three times more likely to have brain deposits of beta amyloid, a protein that’s a hallmark for Alzheimer’s disease, years later. The long-term study, published in the journal SLEEP, adds to the evidence that getting adequate night-time sleep could be a way to help prevent Alzheimer’s disease....


3 Personality Traits Linked To Better Mental Health (the 'duh" department)

EXCERPT: Being optimistic, feeling positive emotions and controlling negative emotions are all linked to better mental health, psychologists have found. The good news is that all three traits can be trained and improved....