Midlife activity predicts risk of dementia in older male twin pairs.

  • Carlson M
  • Helms M
  • Steffens D
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This was a prospective study of dementia to elucidate mechanisms of disease risk factors amenable to modification and specifically to determine whether midlife cognitive and physical leisure activities are associated with delayed onset or reduced risk of dementia within older male twin pairs.

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  • 80 and over
  • Age of Onset
  • Aged
  • Apolipoprotein E4
  • Apolipoprotein E4: genetics
  • Cognition
  • Cognition: physiology
  • Dementia
  • Dementia: epidemiology
  • Dementia: genetics
  • Diseases in Twins
  • Diseases in Twins: epidemiology
  • Diseases in Twins: genetics
  • Humans
  • Leisure Activities
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Monozygotic
  • Motor Activity
  • Risk Factors
  • Thinking
  • Thinking: physiology
  • Twins

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  • M C Carlson

  • M J Helms

  • D C Steffens

  • J R Burke

  • G G Potter

  • B L Plassman

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