Age, neuropathology, and dementia

George M Savva, Stephen B Wharton, Paul G Ince, Gillian Forster, Fiona E Matthews, Carol Brayne, Medical Research Council Cognitive Function and Ageing Study

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    Abstract

    Research in Alzheimer's disease is focused mainly on younger old persons, whereas studies involving very old persons report attenuated relationships between the pathological features of Alzheimer's disease and dementia.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)2302-2309
    Number of pages8
    JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
    Volume360
    Issue number22
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 28 May 2009

    Keywords

    • Age Factors
    • Aged
    • Aged, 80 and over
    • Aging
    • Alzheimer Disease
    • Atrophy
    • Autopsy
    • Brain
    • Cerebrovascular Disorders
    • Dementia
    • Female
    • Humans
    • Lewy Bodies
    • Male
    • Odds Ratio
    • Plaque, Amyloid

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