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Population study supports migraine-dementia link

Key clinical point: Migraine with aura significantly raises the risk of developing dementia.

Major finding: Migraine-with-aura patients had dementia rates double that of nonmigraine patients.

Study details: A population-based cohort study of 1.66 million individuals, including a matched study population of 62,578.

Disclosures: Dr. Islamoska disclosed that Veluxfondent funded the study as part of her PhD project.


Islamoska S et al. AHS 2020, Submission 846214.