Counting mice after sleep study letdown | Letters


Rose Gollop was intrigued by a study that has found a link between Alzheimer’s and the circadian clock, and discovered an important detail

As a woman of a certain age who regularly finds sleep elusive, I am always alert to research reports linking insomnia with Alzheimer’s disease. I seek reassurance, usually in vain, but your report did seem promising at first glance (Study finds link between Alzheimer’s and circadian clock, 10 February).

Wishing to know more, I looked up the original research paper, which was long and mostly beyond my comprehension.

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