Blood vessel disease linked to dementia

Published: October, 2011

Strategies that protect blood vessels also fight aging-related memory loss.

Like a slow, invisible thief, Alzheimer's disease steals memory and so much more. Its partner in crime, vascular dementia, has long lurked in the shadows. A scientific statement from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association puts the spotlight on vascular dementia and offers recommendations for preventing it.

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