Vascular dementia is the second most common form of dementia but reliable evidence on age-specific associations between blood pressure (BP) and risk of vascular dementia is limited and some studies have reported negative associations at older ages.In a cohort of 4.28 million individuals, free of known vascular disease and dementia and identified from linked electronic primary care health records in the United Kingdom (Clinical Practice Research Datalink), we related BP to time to physician-di...Expand abstract
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- From the George Institute for Global Health (C.A.E., G.S.-K., A.K., N.C., T.C., S.G.A., H.M., M.W., K.R.), Stroke Prevention Research Unit, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences (P.M.R., Z.M., S.T.P.), and Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Radcliffe Department of Medicine (K.R.), University of Oxford, United Kingdom; The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Australia (M.W.); and Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (M.W.).
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- Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation
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1524-4628 and 0039-2499
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Blood Pressure and Risk of Vascular Dementia: Evidence From a Primary Care Registry and a Cohort Study of Transient Ischemic Attack and Stroke.
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