MedPage Today (1/24, George) reports, “Stroke recurrence and severity raised the risk of dementia, data from the prospective Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study showed.” Researchers found that “incident dementia rates were especially elevated in people with multiple strokes over time and with more severe strokes, suggesting a dose-response relationship between stroke severity and recurrence and risk of dementia.” The findings were published in JAMA Neurology. (SOURCE: APA Headlines)