Bone mineral density and verbal memory impairment: Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

@article{Zhang2001BoneMD,
  title={Bone mineral density and verbal memory impairment: Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.},
  author={Yuqing Zhang and Sudha Seshadri and Robert Curtis Ellison and Tim Heeren and David T. Felson},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={154 9},
  pages={
          795-802
        }
}
Previous studies have examined the relation of endogenous estrogen levels or estrogen replacement therapy to the risk of poor cognitive function, but results have been inconclusive. Bone mineral density has been proposed as a marker for cumulative estrogen exposure. The authors studied the relation of bone mineral density to the prevalence of verbal memory impairment among 4,304 elderly subjects in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (1988-1994). Bone mineral density was… CONTINUE READING

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