Close New study reveals connection between lack of sleep and dementia A new study shows we need more sleep in order to combat against dementia and Alzheimer's. John-Thomas Kobos, KIII 7:34 AM. CST March 06, 2017 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST CORPUS CHRISTI (KIIINEWS) - Quality sleep around 7 to 8 hours every night is recommended according to the new study. Dr. Gregg Silverman explained how the lack of sleep leads to dementia and Alzheimer's. © 2017 KIII-TV CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST JOIN THE CONVERSATION To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Leave a Comment TRENDING VIDEOS Woman sentenced for posing as nurse Man killed in head-on collision One arrested in Alice drug raid Robstown residents embrace mascot Employee fired after phone found hidden Man killed in fall from grain storage tank Shooting survivors want more than prayers for Las Vegas Blitz Week 5 - Segment 1 Opening statements heard in murder trial Bill's Forecast More Stories Man involved in deadly crash back in court Dec 11, 2017, 4:54 a.m. Monday Forecast: Mainly sunny with a cold… Jul 18, 2016, 1:25 p.m. Bitcoin futures begin trading as price surges Dec 11, 2017, 3:55 a.m.