The results need to be confirmed by other investigators and repeated in other populations, such as those with mild cognitive impairment and dementia, the researchers concluded.
|Dr. Durga currently works at the Nestle Research Center in Lausanne, Switzerland, and another author now works at the Unilever Food and Health Research Institute in Vlaardingen, Netherlands. However, the study was finished prior to either author's move, and none of the authors declared conflicts of interest.|
Primary source: The Lancet
Source reference: Durga J, et al "Effect of 3-year folic acid(Drug information on folic acid) supplementation on cognitive function in older adults in the FACIT trial: a randomised, double blind, controlled trial" Lancet 2007; 369: 208-216.