January 22, 2007

Don't forget to take your folic acid.

Absent-mindedness in the over-50s is significantly improved when people take folic acid supplements, according to a large study reported in today's Lancet. Short-term memory, mental agility and verbal fluency tests were all better among people who took high doses of the supplement for three years, compared with a group given a placebo.


Posted by jackhodgson at January 22, 2007 09:28 PM