HealthDay (10/14, Preidt) reports catheter ablation “is more effective than medications in reducing dementia risk in people with the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation (AF),” according to researchers who “analyzed data on patients…including more than 9,100 who had catheter ablation and nearly 18,000 who were treated with medications” and found that “catheter ablation reduced the incidence of dementia by 27% compared to medication.” The findings were published in the European Heart Journal. (SOURCE: APA Headlines)