Jennifer Weuve

a research and faculty member profile

Alcohol intake and risk of Alzheimer disease.

A summary of epidemiologic studies of alcohol intake and risk of Alzheimer disease dementia.  Credits: James BD, Weuve J, Blacker D.

Postmenopausal hormone use and risk of Alzheimer disease.

A summary of epidemiologic studies of use of postmenopausal hormones and risk of Alzheimer disease dementia.  Credits: O’Brien J, Weuve J, Blacker D.

See news item and commentary.

Homocysteine and risk of Alzheimer disease

A summary of epidemiologic studies of plasma homocysteine and risk of Alzheimer disease.  Credits: Li S*, Goonesekera S*, Weuve J, Blacker D.

*contributed equally

Performance on simple motor tasks predicts outcomes in Parkinson’s disease.

Grill S, Weuve J, Weisskopf MG. Predicting outcomes in Parkinson’s disease: comparison of simple motor performance measures and the Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale-III. Journal of Parkinson’s Disease 2011;1(3):287-298.

(Source: iospress.metapress.com)

Impact of attrition on associations between demographic factors and cognitive decline.

Rajan KB, Leurgans SE, Weuve J, Beck TL, Evans DA. Effect of demographic risk factors on the change in cognitive function in the presence of non-participation and truncation due to death. Journal of Biometrics & Biostatistics 2011;S3:001.

(Source: omicsonline.org)

Blood pressure/hypertension and Alzheimer disease, on AlzRisk.

A summary of epidemiologic studies of blood pressure and hypertension in relation to risk of Alzheimer disease.  Credits: Power MC, Weuve J, Gagne J, McQueen MB, Viswanathan A, Blacker D.

See news item and commentary.

See the accompanying paper.

Nutritional antioxidants and risk of Alzheimer disease.

A summary of epidemiologic studies of nutritional antioxidants (vitamins C and E) and risk of Alzheimer disease.  Credits: Koyama A*, Weuve J*, Ray M, McQueen MB, Blacker D.

*contributed equally

Blood pressure and risk of Alzheimer disease, in Epidemiology.

Power MC, Weuve J, Gagne JJ, McQueen MB, Viswanathan A, Blacker D. The association between blood pressure and incident Alzheimer disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Epidemiology 2011 22(5):646-659.

See the complementary entry on AlzRisk here.

(Source: journals.lww.com)

Does lung function predict subsequent cognitive aging?

Weuve J, Glymour MM, Hu H, Sparrow D, Spiro A 3rd, Vokonas PS, Litonjua AA. Forced expiratory volume in 1 second and cognitive aging in men. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 2011;59: 1283–1292.

(Source: onlinelibrary.wiley.com)