Homocysteine as a predictor of cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease.

@article{Oulhaj2010HomocysteineAA,
  title={Homocysteine as a predictor of cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={Abderrahim Oulhaj and Helga Refsum and Helen Beaumont and Jonathan Williams and Elizabeth King and Robin Jacoby and A. David Smith},
  journal={International journal of geriatric psychiatry},
  year={2010},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={82-90}
}
OBJECTIVE Moderately elevated levels of plasma total homocysteine are associated with an increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. We have tested whether baseline concentrations of homocysteine relate to the subsequent rate of cognitive decline in patients with established Alzheimer's disease (AD). METHODS In 97 patients with AD, 73 pathologically… CONTINUE READING