• Irregular heartbeat may increase a person's risk of dementia in later life

    8 monthes ago - By Daily Mail

    Researchers at the Karolinska Institute and Stockholm University in Sweden found that people with atrial fibrillation may experience a faster decline in thinking and memory skills.
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  • Dementia Risk Lower for Afib Patients on Blood Thinners

    Dementia Risk Lower for Afib Patients on Blood Thinners

    8 monthes ago - By MedPageToday

    Study shows atrial fibrillation tied overall to faster cognitive decline, dementia
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  • Irregular heartbeat linked to higher risk for dementia, faster cognitive decline

    8 monthes ago - By Healio

    Atrial fibrillation was linked to an increased risk for dementia and faster cognitive decline, according to findings recently published in Neurology.
    “Growing evidence has suggested that may have an important role in cognitive dysfunction,” Mozhu Ding, MSc, from the Aging Research Center in Sweden and colleagues wrote.
    “However, so far, there is only one retrospective register-based study from Sweden that suggested a lower risk of dementia associated with anticoagulant treatment in patients with atrial fibrillation. Evidence regarding the cognitive
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