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Old June 11th, 2004, 07:19
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Low Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Levels a Risk Factor For Alzheimer's Disease

This study of 469 adults found that those with Alzheimer's Disease (n=178) had lower levels of thyroid stimulating hormone than those without Alzheimer's (n=291). The researchers found this risk to be independent of other known cerebrovascular risk factors.

Low thyroid-stimulating hormone as an independent risk factor for Alzheimer disease

Liesbeth A.D.M. van Osch, MSc, Eva Hogervorst, PhD, Marc Combrinck, FCP(SA) (Neurol) and A. David Smith, DPhil

NEUROLOGY 2004;62:1967-1971
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