Hypertension: a harbinger of stroke and dementia.


Despite remarkable successes in prevention and treatment, hypertension (HTN) remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. The brain is one of the preeminent target organs in which high blood pressure is particularly damaging, contributing significantly to its burden of disease. HTN is the biggest risk factor for stroke, the second cause of… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.113.01063

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