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News & Views: Lack of sleep may set stage for Alzheimer’s
Posted on January 4, 2016 by Katherine Malanson | Categories: ND Final Project, ND Lesson2-5, ND Unit1, ND Unit2, Neurological Disorders | | Add comment |

Courtesy of Oregon Health & Science University

A mouse’s brain clears out toxins during periods of deep sleep — including toxins that form sticky plaques associated with Alzheimer’s disease. Could the same hold true for people?

Read more at NPR.org.