In a large population-based study, individuals with sustained hypertension in midlife to late life had a 49% increased risk of subsequent dementia compared with those who remained normotensive.
Jody A. CharnowEditor
Jody A. Charnow has been the editor of Renal & Urology News, a publication of Haymarket Media, since 2003. Previously, he had served as editor of Internal Medicine World Report and a managing editor for Medical Tribune. He holds a BA in biology from the State University of New York at Albany.