A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of The Effect of Low Vitamin D on Cognition
Alicia M Goodwill, Cassandra Szoeke
JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY | WILEY | Published : 2017
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE: With an aging population and no cure for dementia on the horizon, risk factor modification prior to disease onset is an urgent health priority. Therefore, this review examined the effect of low vitamin D status or vitamin D supplementation on cognition in midlife and older adults without a diagnosis of dementia. DESIGN: Systematic review and random effect meta-analysis. SETTING: Observational (cross-sectional and longitudinal cohort) studies comparing low and high vitamin D status and interventions comparing vitamin D supplementation with a control group were included in the review and meta-analysis. PARTICIPANTS: Studies including adults and older adults without a deme..View full abstract
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CSz is supported by the NHMRC; grant numbers: 547600, 1032350, and 1062133. Funding has also been provided from the Alzheimer's Association (NIA320312), the Brain Foundation, and the Alzheimer's Australia.