John McCain Says He’s Facing ‘Very Vicious Form Of Cancer’ | HuffPost

“This is a very vicious form of cancer that I’m facing,” McCain, a Republican who ran unsuccessfully for president in 2008, told CNN’s “State of the Union” program. The 80-year-old Arizona senator was found to have an aggressive form of brain tumor, glioblastoma, after surgery in July for a blood clot above his left eye.

Source: John McCain Says He’s Facing ‘Very Vicious Form Of Cancer’ | HuffPost

Lack of REM sleep linked to higher dementia risk – Futurity

People who get less REM sleep, or take a long time to reach REM sleep, may have a higher risk of developing dementia.

After adjusting for age and sex, researchers found that for every percent that REM sleep was reduced, there was a nine percent increase in the risk for all forms of dementia and an eight percent increase in the risk of dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease.

Source: Lack of REM sleep linked to higher dementia risk – Futurity