TITLE

A Stroke of Bad Luck

PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
Time International (South Pacific Edition);12/29/2003, Issue 51, p127
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents information on an ight-year study of 1,800 adults ages 65 or older with no signs of dementia found that those who had a stroke before or during the investigation were 60% more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease. Researchers do not know whether an unidentified process contributes to both strokes and Alzheimer's or if the damage of a stroke hastens the progression of dementia.
ACCESSION #
23483300

 

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