The age-dependent relation of blood pressure to cognitive function and dementia.

@article{Qiu2005TheAR,
  title={The age-dependent relation of blood pressure to cognitive function and dementia.},
  author={C Qiu and Bengt Winblad and Laura Fratiglioni},
  journal={The Lancet. Neurology},
  year={2005},
  volume={4 8},
  pages={487-99}
}
The relation of blood pressure with cognitive function and dementia has, in recent years, received much attention from epidemiological research. Some cross-sectional studies have shown an inverse association between blood pressure and the prevalence of dementia and Alzheimer's disease, whereas longitudinal studies yield mixed results that largely depend on the age at which blood pressure is measured and the time interval between blood pressure and outcome assessments. Some studies suggest that… CONTINUE READING
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