Medical News Summary: High cholesterol and blood pressure may be linked to dementia


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About: High cholesterol and blood pressure may be linked to dementia
Date: 29 October 2004
Source: Scotsman
Author: Alison Hardie
Medical News Summary (summary of medical news story as reported by Scotsman): Scottish researchers believe they are coming close to the cause of dementia. They believe dementia is linked to high blood pressure and high cholesterol. More research needs to be done but they believe people should make the effort to keep the blood pressure and cholesterol in check in order to prevent mental decline as they age.
URL: http://news.scotsman.com/health.cfm?id=1249892004
Related Disease Topics: High blood pressure, High cholesterol, Dementia, Old age
Related Symptom Topics: Mental decline

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