Hyperhomocysteinemia associated with poor recall in the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

@article{Morris2001HyperhomocysteinemiaAW,
  title={Hyperhomocysteinemia associated with poor recall in the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.},
  author={Martha Savaria Morris and Paul F Jacques and Irwin H. Rosenberg and Jacob S Selhub},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2001},
  volume={73 5},
  pages={927-33}
}
BACKGROUND High circulating total homocysteine (tHcy) concentrations are associated with stroke, which is a major cause of cognitive dysfunction. Blood homocysteine concentrations are inversely correlated with performance on some cognitive-function tests and a relation was recently shown between hyperhomocysteinemia and Alzheimer disease. OBJECTIVE The objective was to evaluate the relation between serum tHcy concentrations and performance on short delayed-recall tests of elderly men and… CONTINUE READING

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