TITLE

Daily folic acid supplementation for 3 years improved cognitive function in older persons

AUTHOR(S)
Durra, J.; Van Boxtel, M. P.; Schouten, E. G.
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;May/Jun2007, Vol. 146 Issue 3, p71
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study which examines whether daily folic acid supplementation for 3 years in older persons can improve cognitive function. Results revealed that folic acid group improves more than the placebo group for global cognitive function and memory. In addition, groups did not differ in the change in sensory motor speed and word fluency. It is concluded that the daily folic acid supplementation for 3 years has improved some aspects of cognitive function.
ACCESSION #
25169119

 

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