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Association between immune response to cytomegalovirus and cognition in the Health and Retirement Study

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Chronic infections and the subsequent immune response have recently been shown to be risk factors for cognitive decline and Alzheimer disease and related dementias (ADRD). While some studies have shown an association between cytomegalovirus (CMV), a chronic and highly prevalent infection, and cognition and/or ADRD, these studies have been limited by nonrepresentative and small samples. Using 2016 data on 5,617 adults aged 65 years or more from the Health and Retirement Study, we investigated ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1093/aje/kwaa238

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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-3663-1360
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Sociology
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-2006-5656
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Name:
Leverhulme Trust
Grant:
RC-2018-003
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Name:
National Institute on Aging
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Journal:
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Volume:
190
Issue:
5
Pages:
786-797
Publication date:
2020-10-23
Acceptance date:
2020-10-20
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EISSN:
1476-6256
ISSN:
0002-9262
Pmid:
33094810
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1177902
Local pid:
pubs:1177902
Deposit date:
2023-04-01

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