Tag Archives: Vascular Brain Injury

Smoking Increases Risk of Stroke and Dementia (Public Health England)

Summary The Public Health England (PHE) “Smokefree Health Harms” campaign highlights the damage to health which can be caused by smoking. The inhalation of dangerous chemicals from cigarettes (such as arsenic and cyanide) can damage the vascular system and major organs, … Continue reading

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Recent Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses

Bibliographic Citations Recent reviews and meta-analyses on miscellaneous topics are listed below. Some of these articles are available freely. The full-text of the other articles may need a suitable Athens password, a journal subscription or payment for access. Brain Imaging … Continue reading

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Effects of Systolic Blood Pressure in Young Adults: Framingham Heart Study (NAPC GP Bulletin / Lancet Neurology)

Summary Previous studies have identified effects of age and vascular risk factors on brain injury in elderly people. An article published by Lancet Neurology has now shown that high blood pressure can result in brain changes in people even under … Continue reading

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