Five-minute scan can predict cognitive decline

12-Nov-2018
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Scientists used ultrasound scanners to look at blood vessels in the neck.
Intensity of the pulse travelling towards the brain measured in 3,000 people.
Those with the most intense pulses 50% more likely to show accelerated cognitive decline over the next decade.
Test could lead to earlier treatments and lifestyle interventions.

High intensity pulse travelling towards the brain indicative of accelerated cognitive decline over the next decade.
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