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B-vitamins Treatment for Improvement of Cognitive Function

2014-08-27 03:14:53 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Observations studies documented a correlation between plasma concentrations of homocysteine and cognitive decline with age. The study hypothesis was that high doses of B-vitamins (as effective homocysteine lowering treatment) can improve cognitive function in elderly people.

Description

we performed a treatment with therapeutic doses of B-vitamins (folic acid, cobalamin, vitamin B6) for 45 days. we collected blood and tested the concentrations of the metabolic markers in blood at start, 3 weeks later and at the end. cognitive function was tested at sart and at the end.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Cognitive Function

Intervention

B-vitamin complex

Location

Dr. Eckert-
St. Ingbert
Saarland
Germany
66386

Status

Completed

Source

Saarland University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:53-0400

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