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Investigating association between tau concentrations, physical activity, rate of cognitive decline

JAMA Network Open

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

What The Study Did: The association between total concentrations of the brain protein tau, physical activity and changes over time in the rate of cognitive decline was evaluated in this study. Tau develops abnormally in individuals with Alzheimer disease.

Authors: Pankaja Desai, Ph.D., of Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, is the corresponding author.

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