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    Basic Science Researcher
    The California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute

    Katie Stone, PhD

    Email: 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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    Publications

    Publications by Katie StoneOpens new window in PubMed.

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