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Vitamin D deficiency strongly linked to dementia
Vitamin D deficiency strongly linked to dementia (August 11, 2014 - Insidermedicine) From the UK - Vitamin D deficiency is strongly associated with risk of dementia, according to a report published in Neurology. Researchers studied over 1,600 adults over the age of 65 taking part in a long term study. Participants were free from dementia at the outset of the study. Results showed that those who had a moderate vitamin D deficiency had a 53% increased risk of developing dementia, while those with severe deficiency were at 125% increased risk.
 
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