Tag Archives: Silent Cerebral Infarcts

Lower Cognitive Impairment / Dementia With Oral Anticoagulants For Atrial Fibrillation (European Heart Journal / NHS Choices / Neurology)

Summary Swedish researchers have discovered that anticoagulant treatment for atrial fibrillation is associated with a 29% lower risk of dementia. “The risk of dementia is higher without oral anticoagulant treatment in patients with AF. This suggests that early initiation of … Continue reading

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Relationship Between Tooth Loss and Memory Loss? (European Journal of Oral Sciences)

Summary A recent critical appraisal from NHS Choices “Behind the Headlines” evaluates claims of a possible causal relationship between tooth loss and memory loss in healthy older people. A small study of older people has found that the loss of … Continue reading

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