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Dietary fat intake and the risk of incident dementia in the Rotterdam study
- S. Kalmijn, L. Launer, A. Ott, J. Witteman, A. Hofman, M. Breteler
- Annals of neurology
- 1 November 1997
A high intake of saturated fat and cholesterol and a low intake of polyunsaturated fatty acids have been related to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular disease has been… Expand
Polyunsaturated fatty acids, antioxidants, and cognitive function in very old men.
Atherosclerosis and thrombosis may lead to cognitive impairment through cerebral infarcts or white matter hyperintensities. Oxidative stress is now seen as a major contributor to the process of… Expand
Dietary intake of fatty acids and fish in relation to cognitive performance at middle age
- S. Kalmijn, M. V. van Boxtel, M. Ocké, W. Verschuren, D. Kromhout, L. Launer
- Biology, Medicine
- 27 January 2004
Objective: To examine the associations of fatty acid and fish intake with cognitive function. Methods: Data are from a cross-sectional population-based study among 1,613 subjects ranging from 45 to… Expand
Risk estimates of dementia by apolipoprotein E genotypes from a population-based incidence study: the Rotterdam Study.
OBJECTIVES To provide risk estimates of dementia and Alzheimer disease as a function of the apolipoprotein E (APOE) genotypes and to assess the proportion of dementia that is attributable to the APOE… Expand
Fish consumption, n-3 fatty acids, and subsequent 5-y cognitive decline in elderly men: the Zutphen Elderly Study.
- B. M. van Gelder, M. Tijhuis, S. Kalmijn, D. Kromhout
- The American journal of clinical nutrition
- 1 April 2007
BACKGROUND Indications have been seen of a protective effect of fish consumption and the intake of n-3 fatty acids on cognitive decline. However, studies are scarce and results inconsistent. … Expand
Cigarette smoking and alcohol consumption in relation to cognitive performance in middle age.
- S. Kalmijn, M. V. van Boxtel, M. Verschuren, J. Jolles, L. Launer
- American journal of epidemiology
- 15 November 2002
In the elderly, cigarette smoking has been related to reduced cognitive performance and moderate alcohol consumption to increased cognitive performance. It is not clear whether these associations… Expand
Metabolic Cardiovascular Syndrome and Risk of Dementia in Japanese-American Elderly Men: The Honolulu-Asia Aging Study
- S. Kalmijn, D. Foley, +6 authors L. Launer
- Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular…
- 1 October 2000
Cardiovascular risk factors often cluster into a metabolic syndrome that may increase the risk of dementia. The objective of the present study was to assess the long-term association between… Expand
Median and Ulnar Nerve Injuries: A Meta-Analysis of Predictors of Motor and Sensory Recovery after Modern Microsurgical Nerve Repair
- A. Ruijs, Jean-Bart Jaquet, S. Kalmijn, H. Giele, S. Hovius
- Plastic and reconstructive surgery
- 1 August 2005
Background: The aim of this study was to quantify variables that influence outcome after median and ulnar nerve transection injuries. The authors present a meta-analysis based on individual patient… Expand
Physical activity in relation to cognitive decline in elderly men
- B. M. van Gelder, M. Tijhuis, S. Kalmijn, S. Giampaoli, A. Nissinen, D. Kromhout
- 28 December 2004
Background: Physical activity may be associated with better cognition. Objective: To investigate whether change in duration and intensity of physical activity is associated with 10-year cognitive… Expand
Smoking, drinking, and thinking. The Zutphen Elderly Study.
- L. Launer, E. Feskens, S. Kalmijn, D. Kromhout
- American journal of epidemiology
- 1 February 1996
The authors examine the cross-sectional and longitudinal relation of smoking habits and current alcohol intake to cognitive status and decline over a 3-year period as well as the extent to which… Expand