Was Alzheimer’s Data Fabricated? How COVID Reaches Neurons; Apnea Tied to Cognition

Was Alzheimer’s Data Fabricated? How COVID Reaches Neurons; Apnea Tied to Cognition

July 27, 2022 0 By Jennifer Walker

Was Alzheimer’s research fabricated? (Science)

Tau accumulation mediated the synergistic influence of vascular risk and amyloid-beta on cognitive decline. (Annals of Neurology)

Daily physical activity patterns tracked by actigraphy may help support cognitive diagnoses in older adults. (Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease)

Hospital events contributed significantly to 1-year functional recovery in people with initial severe disability after intracerebral or intraventricular hemorrhage. (JAMA Neurology)

SARS-CoV-2 may hijack nanotubes between neurons to infect them. (Science Advances)

Changes in obstructive sleep apnea status over time were significantly associated with white matter integrity and cognition. (JAMA Network Open)

Insomnia disorder increased the risk of subjective memory decline in middle-aged and older adults. (Sleep)

Experienced pain was significantly less than predicted pain among patients who had a lumbar puncture. (Neurology Clinical Practice)

Inflammatory activity may be a modifiable part of long-term disability outcomes in patients with primary progressive multiple sclerosis (MS). (JAMA Neurology)

Researchers detected minimal transfer of rituximab into breast milk from mothers with MS and could not reliably detect levels of rituximab in infant serum. (Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry)

Sleep spindle and slow wave activity in Parkinson’s disease was linked with excessive daytime sleepiness. (Sleep)

  • Judy George covers neurology and neuroscience news for MedPage Today, writing about brain aging, Alzheimer’s, dementia, MS, rare diseases, epilepsy, autism, headache, stroke, Parkinson’s, ALS, concussion, CTE, sleep, pain, and more. Follow