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Cholesterol levels indicate risk of dementia:

This article was originally published in Clinica

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Stroke patients could benefit from a cholesterol test to check whether they might develop dementia, according to research from Columbia University in New York. Patients with the highest levels of low-density lipoprotein had an approximately three-fold increase of stroke-related dementia (but not Alzheimer's disease), the researchers reported in the July 21 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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