Thyroid function and the risk of dementia: The Rotterdam Study.

  title={Thyroid function and the risk of dementia: The Rotterdam Study.},
  author={Layal Chaker and Frank J. Wolters and Daniel Bos and Tim I M Korevaar and Albert Hofman and Aad van der Lugt and Peter J Koudstaal and O. H. Franco and Abbas Dehghan and Meike W. Vernooij and Robin Patrick Peeters and M. Arfan Ikram},
  volume={87 16},
OBJECTIVE To study the role of thyroid function in dementia, cognitive function, and subclinical vascular brain disease with MRI. METHODS Analyses were performed within the Rotterdam Study (baseline 1997), a prospective, population-based cohort. We evaluated the association of thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) and free thyroxine with incident dementia… CONTINUE READING