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JAMA | Early Adulthood Blood Pressure Trajectories, Brain Health in Midlife

JAMA Network Open

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 11 A.M. (ET), THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2022

News Release 10-Mar-2022

Early adulthood blood pressure trajectories, brain health in midlife

JAMA Network Open | Peer-Reviewed Publication | JAMA Network

Media advisory: The full study is linked to this news release.

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JAMA Network Open is the new online-only open access general medical journal from the JAMA Network. On weekdays, the journal publishes peer-reviewed clinical research and commentary in more than 40 medical and health subject areas. Every article is free online from the day of publication.

JAMA Network OpenOriginal Investigation

Association of Early Adulthood 25-Year Blood Pressure Trajectories With Cerebral Lesions and Brain Structure in Midlife

What The Study Did: Researchers investigated the association of blood pressure trajectories from young adulthood to midlife with brain health, including gray and white matter volume and cerebral blood flow.

Authors: Lenore J. Launer, Ph.D., of the National Institute on Aging in Baltimore, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.1175)

Editor’s Note: Please see the article for additional information, including other authors, author contributions and affiliations, conflict of interest and financial disclosures, and funding and support.

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