The authors examined the relationship between fasting levels of serum lipids and short-term verbal memory in 3,673 male and female middle-aged adults who take part in the Whitehall II longitudinal study was.
The results showed that:to high HDL-C compared with low HDL – C was associated with a higher risk of memory deficit in the first and second measurement point . Middle-aged adults HDL – C over the 5 years of follow-up was associated with memory decline . – The authors wrote that ‘no interaction with APOE e4 status was available.’APOE e4 is a gene that some studies have suggested may favor people with Alzheimer’s disease. – The authors concluded that low HDL-C, which is potentially modifiable, linked ‘poor memory and decline in memory middle-aged adults.Continue Reading