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Plasma homocysteine in 80-year-olds Relationships to medical, psychological and social variables.

Jensen, E; Dehlin, Ove LU ; Erfurth, Eva Marie LU ; Hagberg, Bo LU ; Samuelsson, Gillis LU ; Svensson, Torbjörn LU and Hultberg, Björn LU (1998) In Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics 26(3). p.215-226
Abstract
Plasma homocysteine concentrations in a group of 80-year-old persons were related to symptoms and signs. Plasma homocysteine concentrations higher than 15 mumol/l were associated with lower total life satisfaction (P<0.01), mood (P<0.05), zest for life (P<0.05), lower scores for reasoning (P<0.05), spatial ability (P<0.05), memory recognition (P<0.05), and subjective health (P<0.01). In an instrument comprising of 30 symptoms, plasma homocysteine concentrations higher than 15 mumol/l were associated with impaired concentration (P<0.05), restlessness (P<0.05), feeling cold (P<0.05), loss of weight (P<0.05), and feeling depressed (P<0.01). The above data indicate that plasma homocysteine values over 15... (More)
Plasma homocysteine concentrations in a group of 80-year-old persons were related to symptoms and signs. Plasma homocysteine concentrations higher than 15 mumol/l were associated with lower total life satisfaction (P<0.01), mood (P<0.05), zest for life (P<0.05), lower scores for reasoning (P<0.05), spatial ability (P<0.05), memory recognition (P<0.05), and subjective health (P<0.01). In an instrument comprising of 30 symptoms, plasma homocysteine concentrations higher than 15 mumol/l were associated with impaired concentration (P<0.05), restlessness (P<0.05), feeling cold (P<0.05), loss of weight (P<0.05), and feeling depressed (P<0.01). The above data indicate that plasma homocysteine values over 15 mumol/l could be relevant markers for clinical intervention. (Less)
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  abstract     = {Plasma homocysteine concentrations in a group of 80-year-old persons were related to symptoms and signs. Plasma homocysteine concentrations higher than 15 mumol/l were associated with lower total life satisfaction (P&lt;0.01), mood (P&lt;0.05), zest for life (P&lt;0.05), lower scores for reasoning (P&lt;0.05), spatial ability (P&lt;0.05), memory recognition (P&lt;0.05), and subjective health (P&lt;0.01). In an instrument comprising of 30 symptoms, plasma homocysteine concentrations higher than 15 mumol/l were associated with impaired concentration (P&lt;0.05), restlessness (P&lt;0.05), feeling cold (P&lt;0.05), loss of weight (P&lt;0.05), and feeling depressed (P&lt;0.01). The above data indicate that plasma homocysteine values over 15 mumol/l could be relevant markers for clinical intervention.},
  author       = {Jensen, E and Dehlin, Ove and Erfurth, Eva Marie and Hagberg, Bo and Samuelsson, Gillis and Svensson, Torbjörn and Hultberg, Björn},
  issn         = {1872-6976},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {3},
  pages        = {215--226},
  publisher    = {Elsevier},
  series       = {Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics},
  title        = {Plasma homocysteine in 80-year-olds Relationships to medical, psychological and social variables.},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0167-4943(98)00004-1},
  volume       = {26},
  year         = {1998},
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