Thyrotropin Levels Associated With Alzheimer's Disease Risk In Women, Beth Israel Medical Center and Harvard Medical School Research  
7/30/2008 6:58:17 AM

ScienceDaily (July 30, 2008) — Women with low or high levels of the hormone thyrotropin, which affects thyroid gland function and thyroid hormone levels, appear to have a higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, according to a report in the July 28 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.