Predicting Alzheimer's disease in the Baltimore longitudinal study of aging.

@article{Zonderman2005PredictingAD,
  title={Predicting Alzheimer's disease in the Baltimore longitudinal study of aging.},
  author={Alan B. Zonderman},
  journal={Journal of geriatric psychiatry and neurology},
  year={2005},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={192-5}
}
Longitudinal studies offer opportunities for studying children whose parents have Alzheimer's disease. The Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging (BLSA) has examined adult cognitive performance but has not systematically recruited participants' children. We initiated studies of dementia in the 1980s. This work suggested that hormone replacement and use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs reduced the risk of Alzheimer's disease and that risk for Alzheimer's disease could be predicted from… CONTINUE READING

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