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Risk factors for Alzheimer"s disease

Risk factors for Alzheimer"s disease

a collaborative re-analysis of case-control studies

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Report of a collaborative analysis carried out by the EURODEM Risk Fators Research Group.

Statementeditors Cornelia M. van Duijn and Albert Hofman, guest editor David W. Kay.
SeriesInternational journal of epidemiology -- vol. 20, supplement 2
ContributionsDuijn, Cornelia M. van., Hofman, A., Kay, David W. K., EURODEM Risk Factors Research Group.
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Open LibraryOL20011144M


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