Basic Science Researcher
The California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute
Katie Stone, PhDEmail: KStone@sfcc-cpmc.net
Sleep Apnea Linked To Increased Risk Of Dementia In Elderly Women | Publications
Sleep Apnea Linked To Increased Risk Of Dementia In Elderly Women
Dr. Stone is the senior author of the study. The findings, published in the August 10, 2011 issue of the Journal of the American Medical AssociationOpens new window, showed for the first time what sleep specialists have long suspected but hadn’t proved: that sleep apnea, also known as sleep-disordered breathing (SDB), can deprive the brain and other organs of the oxygen they need and, may, over time, trigger declines in cognitive ability.
You can also read the article on the American Health Assistance Foundation websiteOpens new window.
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