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Folate, vitamin B12, and serum total homocysteine levels in confirmed Alzheimer disease.

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BACKGROUND: Recent studies suggest that vascular disease may contribute to the cause of Alzheimer disease (AD). Since elevated plasma total homocysteine (tHcy) level is a risk factor for vascular disease, it may also be relevant to AD. OBJECTIVE: To examine the association of AD with blood levels of tHcy, and its biological determinants folate and vitamin B12. DESIGN: Case-control study of 164 patients, aged 55 years or older, with a clinical diagnosis of dementia of Alzheimer type (DAT), inc...

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10.1001/archneur.55.11.1449

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Journal:
Archives of neurology
Volume:
55
Issue:
11
Pages:
1449-1455
Publication date:
1998-11-01
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EISSN:
1538-3687
ISSN:
0003-9942
Source identifiers:
49265
Language:
English
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uuid:83218678-c7be-4ebd-ab86-b91b0c6992ee
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2012-12-19

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