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Neurol Res. 2006 Sep;28(6):612-20.

Cardiovascular disease and risk of Alzheimer's disease.

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  • 1Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA. Rosanoc@edc.pitt.edu

Abstract

Several recent studies demonstrate associations between cardiovascular disease and its risk factors and the incidence of Alzheimer's disease. This review will examine the evidence for these associations and possible pathogenetic pathways. Clinical relevance and implications of these associations will also be discussed.

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16945212
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