• Abnormal size or functioning in the heart's left atrium may increase dementia risk

    1 month ago - By News Medical

    Structural or functional abnormalities within the heart's left atrium, with or without symptoms, may increase a person's risk of developing dementia later in life by 35%, according to new research published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association, an open access, peer-reviewed journal of the American Heart Association.
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  • A simple heart scan may predict if you're at risk of dementia in the next 10 years, study finds

    A simple heart scan may predict if you're at risk of dementia in the next 10 years, study finds

    1 month ago - By Daily Mail

    John Hopkins University in Baltimore researchers found people with abnormalities in their left atrium were a third more likely to develop dementia - even if they showed no sign of heart problems.
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