The implications of body fat mass and fat distribution for cognitive function in elderly women.

@article{Bagger2004TheIO,
  title={The implications of body fat mass and fat distribution for cognitive function in elderly women.},
  author={Yu Zhao Bagger and L{\'a}szl{\'o} B. Tank{\'o} and Peter Alexandersen and Gerong Qin and Claus Christiansen},
  journal={Obesity research},
  year={2004},
  volume={12 9},
  pages={1519-26}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate how body fat mass, an established source of endogenous estrogen after menopause, influences cognitive impairment in elderly women. RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES Study participants were 5607 generally healthy postmenopausal women with mean age of 63.8 years at baseline followed for an average of 7.3 years. Cognitive function assessed at follow-up using the short Blessed test was related to baseline body weight, the yearly change in weight, and follow-up measures of… CONTINUE READING

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