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Body mass index and cognitive function: the potential for reverse causation

  • Author(s): Glymour, Medellena;
  • Suemoto, CK;
  • Gilsanz, P;
  • Mayeda, ER;
  • Glymour, MM
  • et al.

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© 2015 Macmillan Publishers Limited Objective:Higher late life body mass index (BMI) is unrelated to or even predicts lower risk of dementia in late life, a phenomenon that may be explained by reverse causation due to weight loss during preclinical phases

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