volume 39, issue 33, P3126-3127 2018
DOI: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehy409
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Abstract: This editorial refers to 'Association between systolic blood pressure and dementia in the Whitehall II cohort study: role of age, duration, and threshold used to define hypertension' † , by J.G. Abell et al., on page 3119.Dementia is the most challenging disease in middle-and high-income countries. With increasing age of our populations we are confronted with a rising prevalence of dementia with major consequences for the affected patients, their families, healthcare systems, and society at large. The two mos…

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