Atrial fibrillation may increase odds of mental decline

03/5/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

Whether or not patients suffered a stroke, atrial fibrillation has a substantial association with cognitive impairment and dementia, according to a meta-analysis in the Annals of Internal Medicine. This link could be attributed to shared risk factors like hypertension, diabetes and congestive heart failure, researchers said.

View Full Article in:

MedPage Today (free registration)

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Market Intelligence Manager
Olympus Corporation of the Americas
Southborough, MA
Regulatory Counsel
Food and Drug Administration
Silver Spring, MD
Pharmacy Care Manager
National Association of Chain Drug Stores
Arlington, VA
Vice President, Commercial Markets
Meridian Health
Neptune, NJ
Health Plan CEO – Oregon
Trillium Community Health Plan
Eugene, OR