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Increased risk of vascular dementia in heart attack survivors

19:00 EST 12 Nov 2017 | AAAS

(Aarhus University) It is well known that vascular dementia is triggered by factors such as stroke, but an extensive study from Aarhus University, Denmark, now shows that heart attack also is associated with increased risk -- by 35 per cent, in fact.According to Jens Sundbøll, who is behind the study, this can be an argument for more intensive preventive efforts.

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