Gender and incidence of dementia in the Framingham Heart Study from mid-adult life.

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Chêne, Geneviève; Beiser, Alexa; Au, Rhoda; Preis, Sarah R; Wolf, Philip A; Dufouil, Carole; Seshadri, Sudha;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4092061, doi: 10.1016/j.jalz.2013.10.005
  • Subject: [SDV.SPEE]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Santé publique et épidémiologie | Alzheimer's disease | selective survival | gender | cohort/population-based cohort | incidence of dementia | mortality | [ SDV.SPEE ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Santé publique et épidémiologie | cardiovascular risk profile | Article | prevention

International audience; BACKGROUND: Gender-specific risks for dementia and Alzheimer's disease (AD) starting in midlife remain largely unknown. METHODS: Prospectively ascertained dementia/AD and cause-specific mortality in Framingham Heart Study (FHS) participants was u... View more
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