Reverse BP Dipping Tied to Dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease in Older Men

(Reuters Health) – Older men with higher systolic blood pressure at night than during the day have an increased risk of developing any dementia as well as Alzheimer’s disease in particular, a Swedish study suggests. Researchers examined data on about 1,000 older men in Sweden who were followed for up […]

‘Core Feature’ of Frontotemporal Dementia May Aid Diagnosis

Increased white matter hyperintensities (WMH) are strongly associated with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), but new research reveals they are also a “core feature” of frontotemporal dementia (FTD) in findings that may help physicians make this difficult diagnosis that affects adults in their prime. “The assessment of WMH can aid differential diagnosis […]

High blood pressure: Avoid soy sauce to reduce your chance of developing hypertension

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