Sleeping pill reduces levels of Alzheimer’s proteins (Links to an external site)

Photo of KL2 alum, Dr. Brendan Lucey.

KL2 alum, Brendan Lucey, MD is the senior author of a recent small, proof-of-concept study published in the Annals of Neurology (April 20). Lucey and a team of researchers at Washington University School of Medicine found that two doses of an FDA-approved sleeping pill reduced levels of Alzheimer’s proteins. The study hints at the potential […]

How to know when snoring is a sign of sleep apnea (Links to an external site)

Brendan Lucey, MD and KL2 alum

KL2 alum, Brendan Lucey, MD and associate professor of neurology and director of Washington University’s Sleep Medicine Center, sat down with St. Louis Magazine to discuss obstructive sleep apnea. Although snoring might sound innocent enough, Lucey discusses how loud snoring and sleep apnea carry a range of serious health risks and how to address those.