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Blood pressure, brain structure, and cognition: opposite associations in men and women

Cherbuin, Nicolas; Mortby, Moyra E; Janke, Andrew L; Sachdev, Perminder S; Abhayaratna, Walter; Anstey, Kaarin

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BACKGROUND Research on associations between blood pressure, brain structure, and cognitive function has produced somewhat inconsistent results. In part, this may be due to differences in age ranges studied and because of sex differences in physiology and/or exposure to risk factors, which may lead to different time course or patterns in cardiovascular disease progression. The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of sex on associations between blood pressure, regional cerebral...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014-05-15
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/12011
Source: American Journal of Hypertension first published online August 26, 2014 doi:10.1093/ajh/hpu120
DOI: 10.1093/ajh/hpu120

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