Vitamin D as a Neuroprotective

In a study called Vitamin D and the risk of dementia and Alzheimer disease., published in September 2014 in Neurology, researchers followed 1658 subjects (average age 74) for an average of 5.6 years to determine the risk of development of dementia, based on initial Vitamin D levels.  During the study, 171 subjects were diagnosed with dementia and […]

Subjective memory complaints: a very early warning.

Just getting around to an article published in Neurology in November 2014 called Self-reported memory complaints: implications from a longitudinal cohort with autopsies. Interesting, because I have patients come to me concerned about their memory and often they seem just fine and I can’t tell there’s anything wrong.  In many cases it’s anxiety or depression. […]