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Cardiology Management

Heart Health Problems Affect Brain Health

2020 03 Mar

Having health issues such as smoking, high cholesterol or a high body mass index (BMI) in your 20s may make you more likely to have problems with thinking and memory skills and even the brain’s ability to properly regulate its blood flow, according to a preliminary study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 72nd... Read more

Cardiology Management

Healthy Heart Could Prevent Alzheimer's Disease

2015 05 Mar

A healthier heart could prevent Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study associating heart function with the development of dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Participants with decreased heart function, measured by cardiac index, were two to three times more likely to develop significant memory loss over the follow-up period. "Heart function could... Read more

IMAGING Management

RSNA 2014: Study Links Asymptomatic Atherosclerosis to Cognitive Impairment

2014 25 Nov

A recent study of 2,000 adults reveals that a build-up of plaque in the body’s major arteries is associated with mild cognitive impairment. The study was conducted at the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center and will be presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). "It is well established... Read more

Health Management

Guest Editorial

2014 08 Nov

Authors R Shakir President W Carroll First Vice-President W Grisold Secretary-Treasurer General World Federation of Neurology London, United Kingdom www.wfneurology.org @wfneurology   On 22July 2014, the World Federation of Neurology (WFN) launched World Brain Day, dedicated to bringing more attention... Read more