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References for “HDL: Good and brainy”

Atzmon G, et al. "Plasma HDL levels highly correlate with cognitive function in exceptional longevity," Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences (November 2002), Vol. 11, pp. 712-15.

Estruch R, et al. "Effects of a Mediterranean-style diet on cardiovascular risk factors: a randomized trial," Annals of Internal Medicine (July 4, 2006), Vol. 145, No. 1, pp. 1-11.

Van Exel E, et al. "Association between high-density lipoprotein and cognitive impairment in the oldest old (June 2002)," Annals of Neurology, Vol. 51, No. 6, pp. 716-721.

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