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Cognitive impairment linked to risk of stroke
Cognitive impairment linked to risk of stroke (August 28, 2014 - Insidermedicine) From South Carolina - Cognitive impairment raises risk of stroke, according to a report published in CMAJ. Researchers conducted a meta-analysis comprised of 18 studies and over 120,000 individuals. Of these, there were nearly 8,000 strokes. Results showed that individuals with cognitive impairment at baseline were at 39% increased risk of stroke, when compared to those with normal cognitive functioning at baseline.
 
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