Middle-Age Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, Smoking Boost Dementia Risk, Study Says

Middle-Age Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, Smoking Boost Dementia Risk, Study Says
Factors known to increase risk for heart disease during middle age – diabetes, high blood pressure and smoking – also raise the risk of dementias such as Alzheimer’s disease later in life. So concludes a study presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2017, held Feb. 22-24, in Houston, Texas. “The health of your vascular

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