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Title Folic acid supplementation for patients at risk of dementia
Description Describes use of folic supplements to prevent dementia
Creation Date 08 November 2006
Doc type Article
Document Abstract:
Both raised homocysteine and depressed folate levels have been shown to be independently linked to cognitive decline, stroke, and MRI changes of brain atrophy, particularly of the temporal lobes. This paper discusses the role of folate supplements in prevention.
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