Brain Health

Psych Centeral: Low Vitamin D Tied to Cognitive Decline in Elderly

In a new study, researchers from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center found evidence that there is an association between low vitamin D levels and cognitive decline over time. “Although this study cannot establish a direct cause and effect relationship, it would have a huge public health implication if vitamin D supplementation could be shown to […]

Huffington Post UK: Apathy in Older People Could Be a Sign of Brain Shrinkage

Older people who show signs of apathy – a lack of emotion, interest or energy – are more likely to have smaller brain volumes than those who aren’t apathetic, a new study has revealed. “Just as signs of memory loss may signal brain changes related to brain disease, apathy may indicate underlying changes,” said Lenore J. Launer, […]