Thyroid Antibodies, Autoimmunity and Cognitive Decline: Is There a Population-Based Link?

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BACKGROUND Autoimmunity is considered an uncommon but under-recognised cause of cognitive decline. METHODS Serum samples from 3,253 randomly selected subjects enrolled in the Hunter Community Study, aged 55-85 years, were assayed for thyrotropin stimulatory hormone, anti-thyroid peroxidase antibodies (TPO-Ab), anti-nuclear antibodies (ANA) and extractable… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000362716

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