Vitamin B May Help Prevent Mental Decline in Elderly

Sept. 9, 2010 — A University of Oxford study recently found that taking vitamin B tablets every day may reduce the rate of brain atrophy in older people with mild cognitive impairment by as much as half.   This is very significant, because statistics indicate that approximately 20% of people over the age of 70 in the U.S. have mild cognitive impairment (problems with memory, language, or other mental functions), and about 50% of these people go on to develop Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia within five years of diagnosis.

Read more in an article on WebMD.com:  Vitamin B May Help Prevent Mental Decline in Elderly.

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