TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Bogaisky, Michael; Leipzig, Rosanne M.
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;May/Jun2007, Vol. 146 Issue 3, p71
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author comments on a study which examines whether daily folic acid supplementation for 3 years in older persons can improve cognitive function. He claimed that several factors in the study, such as small effect size and strict inclusion criteria, limit the relevance and generalizability of results. He added that the results may not be applicable to persons in the U.S. and Canada, wherein food is fortified with folic acid.
ACCESSION #
25169120

 

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