High blood pressure, diabetes, smoking and obesity in middle age may shrink brain, damage thinking

More ScienceDaily: Diabetes News Aug 1, 2011, 9:58 pm

A new study suggests smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes and being overweight in middle age may cause brain shrinkage and lead to cognitive problems up to a decade later. … Read the Rest

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  • Keywords: Healthy Aging; Heart Disease; Hypertension; Intelligence; Brain Injury; Dementia
  • Description: A new study suggests smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes and being overweight in middle age may cause brain shrinkage and lead to cognitive problems up to a decade later.