Poor Sleep May Heighten Alzheimer's Risk

MONDAY, March 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Older adults who are sleepy during the day might have harmful plaque building in their brain that is a sign of impending Alzheimer’s disease, researchers report. A hallmark of Alzheimer’s is the accumulation of a protein in the brain called beta-amyloid. It’s believed that one benefit of sleep…

Cutting Chemo Heart Risks for Breast Cancer Patients

MONDAY, March 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Two classes of blood pressure drugs show promise in preventing heart complications caused by chemotherapy for breast cancer, researchers report. One in four women who receives the chemo drug Herceptin develops potentially dangerous heart problems. However, the drug is highly effective at treating an aggressive form of breast…