15 February 2009

Dementia and Vitamin D

“Sunshine Vitamin” link to cognitive problems in older people
Peninsula Medical School: 22 January 2009
Researchers from the Peninsula Medical School, the University of Cambridge and the University of Michigan, have for the first time identified a relationship between Vitamin D, the "sunshine vitamin", and cognitive impairment in a large-scale study of older people. The importance of these findings lies in the connection between cognitive function and dementia: people who have impaired cognitive function are more likely to develop dementia.. … > full story : review by NHS Knowledge Services

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