Archive for the ‘Memory’ Category

Study shows raised homocysteine levels are linked to dementia

Posted: Thursday, February 17th, 2011

An¬†article in Nature Journal confirms previous evidence that raised homocysteine levels are a likely primary predictor and potential cause of the brain damage that identifies Alzheimer’s. ¬†‘homocysteine is associated with an increase in the risk of cognitive impairment and dementia’ Levels of Homocysteine area associated with a lack of Vitamin B6, B12 and Folic acid. […]

B Vitamins and reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s.

Posted: Friday, September 10th, 2010

A study from The University of Oxford study shows that daily B vitamin supplements can halve the rate of brain atrophy in elderly people who suffer from Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). The two year randomised double-blind clinical trial is the largest to study the effect of B vitamins on MCI and is excitingly one of […]