Education halves the risk of dementia due to apolipoprotein ε4 allele: a collaborative study from the Swedish brain power initiative.

@article{Wang2012EducationHT,
  title={Education halves the risk of dementia due to apolipoprotein ε4 allele: a collaborative study from the Swedish brain power initiative.},
  author={Hui-xin Wang and Deborah Ruth Gustafson and Miia Kivipelto and Nancy L Pedersen and Ingmar Skoog and Bengt Windblad and Laura Fratiglioni},
  journal={Neurobiology of aging},
  year={2012},
  volume={33 5},
  pages={1007.e1-7}
}
A number of studies have explored the relationships of apolipoprotein E (APOE) genotype and education with dementia over the last decade. However, observations concerning the possible modifying effect of education on the APOE-dementia association are limited. The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that education may decrease the risk of APOE ε4 on dementia. Pooled data from 3 major population-based studies in Northern Europe were used in this study, with a total of 3436… CONTINUE READING

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