Harvard Health: Lessons about brain health from a landmark heart study

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Injury, Brain Research

In 1948, more than 5,200 people living in a town just west of Boston volunteered for what has evolved into the longest running and best-known study of the causes of heart disease. But the multigenerational Framingham Heart Study has also revealed important clues about brain disorders — most notably stroke but also cognitive decline and dementia (see “Framingham’s brain health findings”). (February 15, 2019)

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