Lifestyle and the risk of dementia in Japanese-american men.

  title={Lifestyle and the risk of dementia in Japanese-american men.},
  author={Rebecca P. Gelber and Helen Petrovitch and Kamal H. Masaki and Robert D. Abbott and George Webster Ross and Lenore J. Launer and Lon R. White},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  volume={60 1},
OBJECTIVES To determine whether adhering to a healthy lifestyle in midlife may reduce the risk of dementia. DESIGN Case-control study nested in a prospective cohort. SETTING The Honolulu-Asia Aging Study, Oahu, Hawaii. PARTICIPANTS Three thousand four hundred sixty-eight Japanese-American men (mean age 52 in 1965-1968) examined for dementia 25 years later. MEASUREMENTS Men at low risk were defined as those with the following midlife characteristics: nonsmoking, body mass index (BMI… CONTINUE READING
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