Folate, vitamin B12, and serum total homocysteine levels in confirmed Alzheimer disease.

@article{Clarke1998FolateVB,
  title={Folate, vitamin B12, and serum total homocysteine levels in confirmed Alzheimer disease.},
  author={Robert J. Clarke and A. David Smith and Kim A Jobst and Helga Refsum and Lynda Sutton and Per Magne Ueland},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  year={1998},
  volume={55 11},
  pages={1449-55}
}
BACKGROUND Recent studies suggest that vascular disease may contribute to the cause of Alzheimer disease (AD). Since elevated plasma total homocysteine (tHcy) level is a risk factor for vascular disease, it may also be relevant to AD. OBJECTIVE To examine the association of AD with blood levels of tHcy, and its biological determinants folate and vitamin… CONTINUE READING