Endogenous oestrogens predict 4-year decline in verbal fluency in postmenopausal women: the Rancho Bernardo Study.

@article{Laughlin2010EndogenousOP,
  title={Endogenous oestrogens predict 4-year decline in verbal fluency in postmenopausal women: the Rancho Bernardo Study.},
  author={Gail A. Laughlin and Donna Kritz-Silverstein and Elizabeth Barrett-Connor},
  journal={Clinical endocrinology},
  year={2010},
  volume={72 1},
  pages={99-106}
}
OBJECTIVE Despite overwhelming biological plausibility, evidence for a protective effect of oestrogen on cognitive function in postmenopausal women is inconsistent. This study examines the association between endogenous oestrogen levels and subsequent 4-year decline in cognitive function test performance in community-dwelling older women. DESIGN Longitudinal cohort study. PARTICIPANTS Three hundred and forty-three postmenopausal women (median age 70 years). MEASUREMENTS Between 1984 and… CONTINUE READING
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