JOURNAL OF NUTRITION HEALTH & AGING, vol.16, no.3, pp.220-224, 2012 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF NUTRITION HEALTH & AGING
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Hacettepe University Affiliated:
Deficiency of iron, which plays an important role in oxygen transport and storage, may lead to cerebral hypoxia and cognitive decline. This relationship which was studied in children and adults was not evaluated in the elderly. The objective of this study is to examine the effect of iron deficiency on cognitive function in the elderly.