neurology
Neurodegenerative disorders

Hypertension in middle age linked to smaller brain volume and white matter lesions in later life

Hypertension and large increases in blood pressure in midlife may be associated with brain pathologies in later life, according to a UK study of more than 500 baby boomers. Researchers who followed up people born in 1946 found that high blood pressure (140/90 mm Hg or higher) may lead to reductions in brain volume and ...

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