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Stroke

Updated 19 March 2015

Poor Mental Functioning May Predict Stroke

Men who scored lowest on test also had worst outcomes, study reports

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It's not yet clear whether the test can be used routinely to improve predictions based on established risk factors, said Dr. Bernice Wiberg, a doctoral fellow in geriatrics and internal medicine at Uppsala University and lead author of a report on the research, published Feb. 2 in Neurology.

 

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