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By Sandee LaMotte, CNN One in three Americans doesn't get enough sleep, and 45% of the world's population doesn't, either. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls that a "public health problem," because disrupted sleep is associated with a higher risk of conditions including diabetes,...

TIME Health -- Regular exercise may offer some protection against Alzheimer's disease, even for people who are genetically at risk, according to recent research. In the study, published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, people who did more moderate-intensity physical activity were more likely to have healthy...

People at risk for Alzheimer’s disease who do more moderate-intensity physical activity, but not light-intensity physical activity, are more likely to have healthy patterns of glucose metabolism in their brain, according to a new UW-Madison study. Results of the research were published today online in...

Ten mini-grants encouraging innovation and experimentation in small-scale projects were given by the Ira and Ineva Reilly Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment. The competitive grant program is open to UW–Madison faculty, staff and students. Ira Baldwin, a longtime UW teacher, researcher and administrator, served as dean of the...

Congress Delivers Historic Alzheimer's Research Funding Increase for Second Consecutive Year. The Alzheimer’s Association has just confirmed that Congress has included our requested $400 million Alzheimer’s research funding increase at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the FY2017 funding bill.  Upon approval, this will become...

Dr. Sanjay Asthana, director of the Wisconsin ADRC, talks with Wisconsin Public Radio about Alzheimer's and the research being done at UW-Madison....