Good Heart Health Linked to Better Cognitive Abilities

A new study by researchers from the University of São Paulo in Brazil and Queen Mary University of London, the University of Oxford, Imperial College London, and the University of Southampton finds that people with healthy hearts may have better cognitive abilities.Good Heart Health Linked to Better Cognitive Abilities

For the study, a team of researchers analyzed data from 29,763 participants from the U.K. Biobank, a biomedical database containing detailed genetic and health information from half a million participants. The average age of the participants was 63 years.

The analysis showed that there was an association between cognitive performance and measures that likely represent a healthier heart. These measures include larger ventricular cavity volumes, larger left ventricular and right ventricular stroke volumes, higher left ventricular mass, and greater aortic distensibility.

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