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Commentary in Neurology |

Stroke and Alzheimer Disease:  Fellow Travelers or Partners in Crime?

Vladimir Hachinski, MD, DSc
Arch Neurol. 2011;68(6):797-798. doi:10.1001/archneurol.2011.118.
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One in 3 of us will have a stroke, dementia, or both, unless we improve prevention. Although cerebrovascular disorders and Alzheimer disease tend to occur together, they are studied apart and late in their evolutions, when less or little can be done.

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Patients with cognitive impairment and stroke. Based on data from Jin et al.2

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