Hyperhomocysteinemia is a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease in an Algerian population.

@article{Nazef2014HyperhomocysteinemiaIA,
  title={Hyperhomocysteinemia is a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease in an Algerian population.},
  author={Khaled Nazef and Malika Khelil and Hiba Chelouti and Ghouti Kacimi and Mohamed Bendini and M{\'e}riem Tazir and Soraya Belarbi and Mohamed El Hadi Cherifi and Bahia Djerdjouri},
  journal={Archives of medical research},
  year={2014},
  volume={45 3},
  pages={247-50}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS There is growing evidence that increased blood concentration of total homocysteine (tHcy) may be a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease (AD). The present study was conducted to evaluate the association of serum tHcy and other biochemical risk factors with AD. METHODS This is a case-control study including 41 individuals diagnosed with AD and 46 nondemented controls. Serum levels of all studied biochemical parameters were performed. RESULTS Univariate logistic regression… CONTINUE READING
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