Tag Archives: alzheimer’s disease

Low vitamin D status may increase risk of Alzheimer’s disease

An article published by Time Magazine discusses recent study that found insufficient vitamin D may lead to greater cognitive decline in older adults.

Meta-analysis suggests vitamin D deficiency may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and dementia

A meta-analysis of five studies found that vitamin D deficiency increases the risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

New research indicates vitamin D may help slow progression of Alzheimer’s disease

Patients with Alzheimer’s disease who were treated with vitamin D experienced a slower progression of the disease, according to research.

Animal study: Activated vitamin D reduces plaques in the brain and improves cognition in Alzheimer’s disease

In a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), supplementation with activated vitamin D reduces plaques in the brain and improves cognition.

Meta-analysis and systematic review: Low vitamin D linked to cognitive decline

Dr Cannell discusses the latest systematic review and meta-analysis on vitamin D and cognitive function.

A closer look at the skin cancer-Alzheimer’s link

Researchers discover that non-melanoma skin cancer is highly correlated with a reduction in risk of Alzheimer’s. What does Dr Cannell think?

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Does skin cancer decrease the risk of Alzheimer’s?

Older people with nonmelanoma skin cancers may be less likely to develop Alzheimer’s, according to new research published in Neurology.