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Homocysteine and cognitive function in the elderly: the Rotterdam Scan Study.

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BACKGROUND: Elevated plasma total homocysteine (tHcy) concentrations are associated with AD and vascular dementia, but the relation with cognitive performance in nondemented elderly people is not known. OBJECTIVE: To examine the association of tHcy and cognitive function in the elderly, and assess whether this may be mediated by structural brain changes on MRI. METHODS: The Rotterdam Scan Study is a population-based study of 1,077 nondemented elderly. Cognitive performance was assessed, and ...

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Den Heijer, T More by this author
Koudstaal, PJ More by this author
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Journal:
Neurology
Volume:
59
Issue:
9
Pages:
1375-1380
Publication date:
2002-11-05
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EISSN:
1526-632X
ISSN:
0028-3878
URN:
uuid:9335de76-5621-4f94-b277-62cc6448c3ea
Source identifiers:
49311
Local pid:
pubs:49311

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