Periodontitis and cognitive decline in Alzheimer’s disease

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Ide, Mark; Harris, Marina; Stevens, Annette; Sussams, Rebecca; Hopkins, Viv; Culliford, David; Fuller, James; Ibbett, Paul; Raybould, Rachel; Thomas, Rhodri; Puenter, Ursula; Teeling, Jessica; Perry, V Hugh; Holmes, Clive;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: volume 11,issue 3issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0151081, pmc: PMC4786266
  • Subject: Digestive System | /dk/atira/pure/core/subjects/dentistry | Research Article | Anatomy | Dentistry | Signs and Symptoms | Pathology and Laboratory Medicine | Inflammatory Diseases | Mental Health and Psychiatry | Head | Neurodegenerative Diseases | Molecular Development | Immune Response | Inflammation | Immune System | Teeth | Cytokines | Periodontal Diseases | Immunology | Neurology | RC0321 | Oral Medicine | Alzheimer Disease | Jaw | Biology and Life Sciences | Immune Physiology | Neuroscience | Developmental Biology | Physiology | Medicine | Innate Immune System | Q | Oral Diseases | R | Cognitive Neurology | Periodontitis | Science | Dementia | Cognitive Impairment | Medicine and Health Sciences | Cognitive Neuroscience | Cognitive Science

Background. Periodontitis is common in the elderly and may become more common in Alzheimer’s disease because of a reduced ability to take care of oral hygiene as the disease progresses. Elevated antibodies to periodontal bacteria are associated with an increased systemi... View more
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