#Meat consumption and risk of incident #dementia: cohort study of 493,888 UK Biobank participants

Worldwide, the prevalence of dementia is increasing and diet as a modifiable factor could play a role. Meat consumption has been cross-sectionally associated with dementia risk, but specific amounts and types related to risk of incident dementia remain poorly understood. Objective We aimed to investigate associations between meat consumption and risk of incident dementia in …

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Effectiveness and Safety of Direct Oral #Anticoagulants Versus Warfarin in Patients With Valvular Atrial #Fibrillation

Direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) are increasingly used in place of warfarin, but evidence about their effectiveness and safety in patients with valvular atrial fibrillation (AF) remains limited. Objective: To assess the effectiveness and safety of DOACs compared with warfarin in patients with valvular AF. Design: New-user retrospective propensity score–matched cohort study. Setting: U.S.-based commercial health …

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