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 More Stories GameStop to close 150 stores Mar 27, 2017, 12:31 p.m. Crews respond to fatal rollover accident at I-37,… Mar 27, 2017, 11:26 a.m. Grand opening of Caribbean Journey expansion announced Mar 27, 2017, 10:32 a.m.