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Matti Narkia

Association of vitamin D deficiency with cognitive impairment in older women. Cross-sec... - 0 views

    Association of vitamin D deficiency with cognitive impairment in older women. Cross-sectional study.
    Annweiler C, Schott AM, Allali G, Bridenbaugh SA, Kressig RW, Allain P, Herrmann FR, Beauchet O.
    Neurology. 2009 Sep 30. [Epub ahead of print]
    PMID: 19794127

    Conclusions: 25-Hydroxyvitamin D deficiency was associated with cognitive impairment in this cohort of community-dwelling older women.
Matti Narkia

Vitamin D and Memory - Amen Clinics - 0 views

    "One of the surprises over the past year has been all the research regarding Vitamin D and brain health. Give that many people are spending less time outdoors and more time in front of their computers, we all should be concerned, as Vitamin D comes in part from our exposure to the sun.

    Low Vitamin D levels have been associated with pain, depression, MS, cancer and now perhaps even dementia. Here are the results of a new study that should cause all of us to pay attention. I frequently check the Vitamin D levels in my patients and frrequently see that they are below the optimal level. Get your levels checked if you have any of these concerns.

    A new large-scale senior population study has found that a lack of vitamin D in the elderly could be linked to cognitive impairment.

    The study, conducted on almost 2,000 adults over the age of 65, is the first of its scale to identify this relationship, and prompted researchers to suggest vitamin D supplementation as a possible means of reducing the risk of dementia. "
Matti Narkia

Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Concentration and Cognitive Impairment. - J Geriatr Psychiatr... - 0 views

    Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Concentration and Cognitive Impairment.\nLlewellyn DJ, Langa K, Lang I.\nJ Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol. 2009 Feb 4. [Epub ahead of print]\nPMID: 19073839 \ndoi:10.1177/0891988708327888\n
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Low vitamin D levels may impair thinking | Health | Reuters - 0 views

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - New research suggests that low vitamin D levels in the body are associated with thinking or "cognitive" impairments in older men, but whether vitamin D supplements can help is not yet known.

    In the study, an investigation of European men, subjects with low levels of vitamin D scored worse on a standard test of cognitive ability than did their peers with normal levels, Dr. David M. Lee, from the University of Manchester, UK, and co-researchers found. Although, the authors emphasize, the difference in scores was not that great.
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