Late-life high blood pressure may harm the brain, study says

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Late-life high blood pressure may harm the brain, study says

A closeup of a human brain affected by Alzheimer’s disease on display at the Museum of Neuroanatomy at the University at Buffalo in Buffalo, N.Y. Autopsies on nearly 1,300 older people found more signs of damage and one of the hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease in the brains of those with higher blood pressure than among those with pressure closer to normal, researchers reported July 11, 2018.

Late-life high blood pressure may harm the brain, study says

A closeup of a human brain affected by Alzheimer’s disease on display at the Museum of Neuroanatomy at the University at Buffalo in Buffalo, N.Y. Autopsies on nearly 1,300 older people found more signs of damage and one of the hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease in the brains of those with higher blood pressure than among those with pressure closer to normal, researchers reported July 11, 2018.
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