Low HDL cholesterol is a risk factor for deficit and decline in memory in midlife: the Whitehall II study.

@article{SinghManoux2008LowHC,
  title={Low HDL cholesterol is a risk factor for deficit and decline in memory in midlife: the Whitehall II study.},
  author={Archana Singh-Manoux and D. Gimeno and Mika Kivimaki and Eric J Brunner and Michael Marmot},
  journal={Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology},
  year={2008},
  volume={28 8},
  pages={1556-62}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between fasting serum lipids and short-term verbal memory in middle-aged adults. METHODS AND RESULTS Total cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), triglycerides, and memory were measured twice, at mean ages 55 and 61, in 3673 male and female participants of the Whitehall II study. Short-term verbal memory was assessed using a 20-word list. Logistic regression was used to model associations between ATP-III… CONTINUE READING

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