High-density lipoprotein cholesterol level relates to working memory, immediate and delayed cued recall in Brazilian older adults: the role of cognitive reserve

TitreHigh-density lipoprotein cholesterol level relates to working memory, immediate and delayed cued recall in Brazilian older adults: the role of cognitive reserve
Type de publicationJournal Article
Year of Publication2017
AuteursIhle, A, Gouveia, ÉR, Gouveia, BR, Freitas, DL, Jurema, J, Tinôco, MA, Kliegel, M
JournalDementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders
Volume44
Pagination84–91
Date Published07/2017
ISSN1420-8008, 1421-9824
Mots-cléscognitive functioning, Cognitive leisure activity, Cognitive level of job, cognitive reserve, education, High-density lipoprotein cholesterol level, life course, older adults
Résumé

Aims: The present study set out to investigate the relation of the high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) level to cognitive performance and its interplay with key markers of cognitive reserve in a large sample of older adults. Methods: We assessed tests of working memory, immediate and delayed cued recall in 701 older adults from Amazonas, Brazil. The HDL-C level was derived from fasting blood samples. In addition, we interviewed individuals on their education, past occupation, and cognitive leisure activity. Results: A critically low HDL-C level (

URLhttps://www.karger.com/Article/FullText/477846
DOI10.1159/000477846
Short TitleHigh-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Level Relates to Working Memory, Immediate and Delayed Cued Recall in Brazilian Older Adults
Identifiant (ID) PubMed28743108