People with two of the diseases, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease or stroke have double the risk of developing dementia, researchers say.
Those who sit for six or more hours a day are at a substantially increased risk for heart disease and early death.
People who suffer cardiometabolic disorders, such as stroke, diabetes, or a heart attack, either as stand-alone conditions or a combination of the conditions, have an increased risk of developing dementia regardless of whether or not they have a genetic predisposition for neurodegeneration.
Takotsubo syndrome, a sudden form of acute heart failure often brought on by emotional or physical stress, is associated with changes in brain regions associated with emotion and emotional processing.
The FMNL2 gene links cerebrovascular disease and Alzheimer's disease, a new study reports. Changes of activity in the FMNL2 caused by cerebrovascular disease prevent the efficient cleaning of toxic proteins in the brain, leading to the development of Alzheimer's disease.
Mouse study reveals how depression and chronic stress can have an impact on cholesterol-lowering medications and influence the risk of heart disease.
People with severe mental health conditions have a higher risk of dying from cardiovascular disease and other cardiovascular events than those without mental health disorders. Researchers say the association between mental illness and cardiovascular-related death has become stronger over recent decades.
Depression and cardiovascular disease appear to be closely related due to their links to inflammation and oxidative stress. Researchers say lowering the risks of cardiovascular disease can improve symptoms of depression.
Middle-aged men who worry more or display traits associated with neuroticism are at greater biological risk for cardiovascular disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes as they age.
People with periodontal disease have a 37% increased risk of developing anxiety, serious mental illness, and depression, and an 18% increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease.
Older people who experience elevated heart rates are at increased risk for developing dementia, researchers report.
A study conducted on Japanese men and women found peanut consumption decreased the risk of cardiovascular disease and ischemic stroke.