Sima Shende

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By the age of 40, virtually all patients with Down syndrome (DS) have neuropathological changes characteristic of Alzheimer's disease (AD). The aim of our study was to investigate whether the levels of superoxide dismutase enzymes (SOD), glutathione peroxidase (GPx), or their ratio could predict cognitive decline in people with DS over a 4-year period.(More)
BACKGROUND Lipid peroxidation may be a marker of free-radical-mediated injury associated with Alzheimer's disease (AD). We aimed to investigate whether changes in lipid peroxidation is associated with cognitive decline in individuals with Down syndrome over a 4-year period. METHODS Thirty-two adults with DS participated in a longitudinal study with(More)
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