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Atrial Fibrillation

Study finds patients AFib at higher risk of dementia when meds out of range

A new study by researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City has found that atrial fibrillation patients who are on blood thinning medications are at higher risk of developing dementia if their doses are not in the optimal recommended range.

The study of more than 2,600 AFib patients found… Study finds patients AFib at higher risk of dementia when meds out of range   



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