Cognitive Impairment Linked to Stroke Risk
the MPR take:
Research in the journal Stroke states that cognitive impairment has been shown to increase the risk of stroke. In a review of prospective cohort studies published from 1980–2013, data from twelve studies of 82,899 was analyzed. The pooled relative risk per SD lower global cognitive performance was 1.19 (95% CI, 1.12–1.27) but executive function, memory, and language did not have significant associations to stroke risk.
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