Women who develop high blood pressure in their 40s may be more likely to develop dementia in later life, according to the study published in Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
“High blood pressure in midlife is a known risk for dementia in later life, but this study will help to understand how and when this association starts and its gender differences,” said the study author Rachel A. Whitmer, PhD, Kaiser Permanente Division of Research in Oakland, Cal
Eating healthy and nutritious food keeps us healthy. However, sedentary lifestyle and switching to processed and fast foods have made obesity a popularized condition. A current mouse study, lead by Kelle H. Moley, published online in the journal Cell Reports has come up with a novel finding that a mother’s obesity leads to later obesity and other metabolic abnormalities in upcoming generations. Women following a Western diet develop metabolic and genetic abnormalities even before pregnancy whi