Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press
Published Thursday, February 7, 2019 2:02AM EST
Last Updated Thursday, February 7, 2019 9:42AM EST
TORONTO — Researchers have found much deeper links between cardiovascular disease and the risk of cognitive impairment than were previously known, strengthening the message to Canadians that taking steps to prevent heart disease and stroke also protects the brain.
A study by researchers at the Heart and Stroke Foundation mapped the associations between heart disease, stroke and the development of vascular cognitive impairment, a…