AHA 2016: Cardiovascular Health and Cognition

November 22, 2016
Samantha J. Peterson

Do lipid-lowering medications or low vitamin D levels in mid-life cause neurocognitive deficits? What effect does hypotension have on TBI outcomes?

Presentations at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions examined the association of PCSK9 inhibitors and neurocognitive deficits, the effect of depth and dose of hypotension on mortality in traumatic brain injury, and a possible link between low vitamin D levels in mid-life and cognitive deficits 20 years later.

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