Modification of the disease process in MCI by high-dose B vitamins (VITACOG trial)

Date & time

10.30am 14 August 2014

Location

Bob Douglas Lecture Theatre, building 62A, Eggleston Road, ANU

Speakers

Professor David A Smith

Contacts

 Trina Merrell
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The importance of subgroups: Elevated levels of plasma total homocysteine are an established risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease. High homocysteine (tHcy) is also associated with a faster rate of brain atrophy. The VITACOG trial tested whether high-doses of B vitamins (folic acid, vitamins B6 and B12) could slow brain atrophy in people with MCI.

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