Stroke Survivors with Irregular Heartbeat May Have Higher Risk of Dementia

Monday, March 7, 2011 - 17:00 in Health & Medicine

Stroke survivors who have an irregular heartbeat called atrial fibrillation may be at higher risk of developing dementia than stroke survivors who do not have the heart condition, according to research published in the March 8, 2011, print issue of Neurology(r), the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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