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Blood Pressure and Risk of Vascular Dementia

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High blood pressure could significantly raise the risk of developing the second most common form of dementia, according to a new study from The George Institute for Global Health, published in the journal Stroke.

The medical records of more than four million people were analysed with researchers finding heightened blood pressure was associated with a 62 per cent higher risk of vascular dementia between the ages of 30-50.

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Authors:

Kazem Rahimi

Type: Journal Articles & Working Papers