Weekly Research Review - June 28

New Evidence Supports Inverse Association Between Cancer, Alzheimer’s
Findings suggest that a common pathologic process in cancer and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) may work in opposite directions, according to the researchers. read here

Vancouver Woman Turns to Advocacy after Alzheimer’s Diagnosis
The Columbian
Julie Burger’s memory and cognition are slowly fading, but she has a plan for that. read here

Study Ties Poor Sleep to Reduced Memory Performance in Older Adults
Science Daily
A new study has found that variability in night-to-night sleep time and reduced sleep quality adversely affect the ability of older adults to recall information about past events. read here

UW Social Work Professor Studies Health, Social Isolation of LGBTQ Seniors
Research shows that LGBTQ older adults are at higher risk for many chronic medical conditions, yet are also resilient and proactive when it comes to taking care of their health. read here


Published on June 28, 2019.