2008 - High-dose vitamin B supplements did not slow cognitive decline in mild-to-moderate Alzheimer disease
- Higher B Vitamin Intake Associated With Better Cognitive Function. // Life Extension;May2015, p63
The article discusses a study that determined the beneficial effect on cognitive function of vitamin B intake. It references a study published in "Nutritional Journal" wherein 100 subjects with Alzheimer's disease, mild cognitive impairment and normal individuals were given eight tests. Results...
- B-vitamins for the brain. // CCPA Monitor;Feb2012, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p9
The article reports on the result of a study which shows that large doses of B-vitamins could decelerate the cognitive impairment in older people.
- B vitamins not for cognition. // Clinical Advisor;Sep2014, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p26
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- QUICK STUDIES. B's & the Brain. // Nutrition Action Health Letter;Sep2014, Vol. 41 Issue 7, p8
The article discusses research on B vitamins published in a 2014 issue of the "American Journal of Clinical Nutrition" that finds that high doses of folic acid along with vitamins B-6 and B-12 had no effect in memory or thinking ability after four months to seven years of high doses in 11 trials.
- Is dietary intake of folate too low in adults aged 50 to 70? // Nursing Standard;3/28/2007, Vol. 21 Issue 29, p16
The article examines the efficiency of daily oral folic acid supplementation in improving cognitive function. A favorable effect of three years of folic acid supplementation on cognitive decline in adults aged 50 to 70 indicated in the report from the researchers in the Netherlands and...
- High homocysteine 'raises fracture rate'. // GP: General Practitioner;2/6/2009, p8
The article reports on a study that aims to examine incidence of hip fractures and fasting homocysteine levels. According to physician Meryl Leboff and colleagues, the study unveils the relevance between high homocysteine levels and increased hip fracture risk. Moreover, they observed the...
- A Pharmacist's Guide to the Safe Use of Niacin for the Treatment of Dyslipidemias. Small, Ralph E. // Pharmacy Today;Sep2005, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p43
Focuses on the factors to consider in using niacin, a vitamin B complex, for the treatment of dyslipidemias. Facts about niacin; Required dosage of the vitamin; Effects of niacin on the human body.
- Impaired Cognitive Performance: Is There a Role for Walking and Vitamin B Supplementation? // Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology;Dec2008, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p782
The article focuses on a research that examined the effect of regular exercise and vitamin b supplementation on the performance of impaired cognitive. Methodology-wise, a double-blind randomized controlled trial (RCT) was conducted using a 2 x 2 factorial design. Based on the results, the...
- Improved Brain Function with B Vitamins. // Environmental Nutrition;Mar2012, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p1
The article informs about a study that suggests low levels of the B vitamins folic acid and vitamin B12 may lead to rapid deterioration of brain function in the elderly.