Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Cognitive Decline in Adults Aged Over 50 (NHS Choices / Age and Ageing)


The NHS Choices “Behind the Headlines” service has released a number of critical appraisals during 2012 about elderly care and dementia-related topics which have appeared in the news.


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Smoking ‘rots brain’ causing mental decline. London: NHS Choices; Behind the Headlines, November 26th 2012.

This relates to:

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Dregan, A. Stewart, R. [and] Guildford, MC. (2012). Cardiovascular risk factors and cognitive decline in adults aged 50 and over: a population-based cohort study. Age and Ageing, November 25th 2012, [Epub. Ahead of print]. (Click here to view the PubMed abstract).

[A brief reference to this item features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 5, January 2013].

Possibly also of interest:

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Roberts, M. (2014). Smoking rot highlighted in campaign. London: BBC Health News, December 29th 2014.

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