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Why Road Salt Is Bad For The EnvironmentFebruary 10, 2022 -
“We walk on it, we drive on it — it’s pervasive,” says Rick Relyea, an ecologist with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a private university in New York. “It’s really one of the most pervasive contaminants in northern latitudes that we, relatively speaking, know very little about.”
Study finds link between Alzheimer’s and circadian clockFebruary 10, 2022 -
People who develop Alzheimer’s disease can experience sleep disturbances years before the condition takes hold, but whether one causes the other, or something more complex is afoot, has always proved hard for scientists to determine.
Now, researchers in the US have shed light on the mystery, in work that raises hopes for new therapies, and how “good sleep hygiene” could help to tackle the disease and its symptoms.