Fathi Nourhashemi

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To study the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and risk of dementia, a cohort of 3,646 individuals aged > or =65 years living at home and without cognitive disorders at baseline were followed up for 8 years (the PAQUID [Personnes Agées Quid] Study). Subjects with a BMI < 21 had an increased risk of developing dementia as compared with subjects(More)
Frailty in the older population is a clinical syndrome which evaluate a risk level. The Frailty syndrome defines a reduction of the adaptation capacity to a stress. It can be modulated by physical, psychological and social factors. The screening of the frailty syndrome is relevant for older people without disability for basic activities of daily living. The(More)
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