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Popular heart drug linked to dementia risk

By: Emily Lunardo | Friday, May 06, 2016 - 10:30 AM
warfarin heart drug linked to dementia risk

A popular heart drug for atrial fibrillation could increase the risk of dementia. The drug is warfarin, which is used to prevent blood clots. The study found that patients taking warfarin had a higher risk for dementia if their blood… Read More

Dementia in seniors linked to severe depression

By: Mohan Garikiparithi | Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Dementia in seniors linked to severe depression

Severe depression has been linked to dementia in seniors, with both major depression and worsening condition increasing a person’s risk of dementia. The study involved nearly 2,500 seniors in their 70s without any signs of dementia. Participants were monitored for… Read More

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