Simple cardiac risk score can predict problems with blood flow in the brain

September 30th, 2019 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

The study shows that for those participants who do not have a history of heart disease or stroke that a simple cardiac risk score -- a summary measure of factors such as blood pressure, diabetes, smoking, abdominal fat, and dietary factors -- is associated with MRI-detected pre-clinical cerebrovascular disease like carotid artery plaque and silent strokes.
Source: Care Giving Science Daily

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