October 1999 Issue

REsearch Brief

High blood levels of LDL's (low-density lipoproteins, the "bad" cholesterol) appear to increase the risk of dementia with stroke (vascular dementia), according to Columbia University researchers who followed over 1,100 healthy New York City residents. Participants with LDL's above 130 were about four times more likely to develop vascular dementia over a two-year period as those with LDL's below 85. (Over 130 is considered unhealthy.) Journal of

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