14 July 2010

Association Found Between Alzheimer's and Anemia

Cause for link uncertain, more study needed, researchers say

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Compared to the healthy people, Alzheimer's patients had significantly lower levels of hemoglobin, mean cell hemoglobin concentration, and packed cell volume, the investigators found. The Alzheimer's patients also had a significantly higher erythrocyte sedimentation rate, a possible sign of anemia.


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