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Cognition improves in successive birth cohorts of the oldest old

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f4530 (Published 17 July 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f4530

In 1998, researchers set out to survey the health of all surviving Danish adults born in 1905. Twelve years later, they surveyed all surviving adults born in 1915. The later birth cohort had significantly better cognitive function than the earlier cohort, …

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