Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Hypertension May Predict Dementia In Older Adults With Certain Cognitive Deficits

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from Medical News Today

High blood pressure appears to predict the progression to dementia in older adults with impaired executive functions (ability to organize thoughts and make decisions) but not in those with memory dysfunction, according to a report in the February issue of Archives of Neurology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.
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