News from the NIA: Controlling High Blood Pressure Can Reduce Dementia Risk

Investigators examined long-term data from four different countries and found that treating high blood pressure with medication not only improves older adults’ cardiovascular health, but also can reduce their risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.The global team of scientists, coordinated…

Heart to Head Series: The Link between High Blood Pressure and Alzheimer’s Disease

“Advances in our understanding of the role of cardiovascular risks have shown them to be closely associated with cognitive impairment and dementia. Because many cardiovascular risks are modifiable, it may be possible to maintain brain health and to prevent dementia…