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Living with Dementia

Vascular Damage

Blood Vessel Disease of Retina May be Marker of Cognitive Decline

Women 65 or older who have even mild retinopathy, a disease of blood vessels in the retina, are more likely to have cognitive decline and related vascular changes in the brain, according to a multi-institutional study led by scientists at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).

The findings suggest that a relatively simple… Blood Vessel Disease of Retina May be Marker of Cognitive Decline   

Living with Dementia: I’m Still Here

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