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Alzheimer’s Disease – what is it and how can it be treated?

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Association of arterial stiffness with progression of subclinical brain and cognitive disease.

Association of arterial stiffness with progression of subclinical brain and cognitive disease. http://tinyurl.com/jcqsplz Tsao CW1, Himali JJ2, Beiser AS2, Larson MG2, DeCarli C2, Vasan RS2, Mitchell GF2, Seshadri S2. Author information Abstract OBJECTIVE: We tested whether abnormal arterial stiffness and blood pressure would be associated with progression of brain aging measured by brain MRI and neurocognitive testing. METHODS: Framingham Offspring Cohort participants (n = 1,223, 61 ± 9 years, 56% women) without previous stroke or dementia underwent applanation tonometry, brain MRI, and neurocognitive testing at … Continue reading

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Midlife exercise blood pressure, heart rate, and fitness relate to brain volume 2 decades later

Midlife exercise blood pressure, heart rate, and fitness relate to brain volume 2 decades later http://tinyurl.com/zzlgg8k Nicole L. Spartano, PhD, Jayandra J. Himali, PhD, Alexa S. Beiser, PhD, Gregory D. Lewis, MD, Charles DeCarli, MD, Ramachandran S. Vasan, MD and Sudha Seshadri, MD +SHOW AFFILIATIONS | + SHOW FULL DISCLOSURES Correspondence to Dr. Spartano: spartano@bu.edu Published online before print February 10, 2016doi:http:/​/​dx.​doi.​org/​10.​1212/​WNL.​0000000000002415Neurology 10.1212/WNL.0000000000002415 ABSTRACT Objective: To determine whether poor cardiovascular (CV) fitness and exaggerated exercise blood pressure (BP) and heart rate (HR) were associated with worse brain morphology in later life. Methods: … Continue reading

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