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Direct oral anticoagulants reduce dementia risk in Asian AFib patients compared to traditional blood thinners: Study

The use of direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) was associated with a reduction in dementia risk compared to traditional blood thinners—like warfarin—in atrial fibrillation patients, particularly in Asian patients. According to a study published in JACC: Asia, this benefit may reverse with increased age and necessitates further follow-up study.