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Lower Dementia Incidence Linked With Vitamin D Supplements

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Lower Dementia Incidence Linked With Vitamin D Supplements—But large observational study has significant limitations

by Judy George for Meedpage Today

Vitamin D supplements were linked with lower dementia incidence and longer dementia-free survival, prospective data showed.

In a sample of 12,000 older adults, exposure to vitamin D supplementation was associated with a 40% lower dementia incidence rate compared with no exposure (adjusted HR 0.60, 95% CI 0.55-0.65), reported Zahinoor Ismail, MD, of the University of Calgary in Canada and the University of Exeter in England, and co-authors.

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