Leisure activities, apolipoprotein E e4 status, and the risk of dementia.

@article{Yang2015LeisureAA,
  title={Leisure activities, apolipoprotein E e4 status, and the risk of dementia.},
  author={Sheng-Ying Yang and Pei-Hsuan Weng and Jen-Hau Chen and Jeng-Min Chiou and Chih-Yin Lew-Ting and Ta-Fu Chen and Yu Sun and Li-li Wen and P Yip and Yi-Min Chu and Yen-Ching Chen},
  journal={Journal of the Formosan Medical Association = Taiwan yi zhi},
  year={2015},
  volume={114 12},
  pages={
          1216-24
        }
}
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Leisure activities have been associated with a decreased risk of dementia. However, to date, no study has explored how apolipoprotein E (ApoE) e4 status or vascular risk factors modified the association between leisure activities and dementia risks. METHODS This case-control study recruited patients (age ≥ 60 years) with Alzheimer's disease (AD; n = 292) and vascular dementia (VaD; n = 144) and healthy controls (n = 506) from three teaching hospitals in Taiwan between 2007… CONTINUE READING
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