Vitamin B12 Deficiency: What are the consequences?

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Scientific publications on vitamin B12 and Alzheimer's Disease 

Moore E, Mander A, Ames D, Carne R, Sanders K, Watters D Cognitive impairment and vitamin B12: a review. Int Psychogeriatr. 2012 Jan 6:1-16. [Epub ahead of print]

McCaddon, A. and Kelly, C.L. Familial Alzheimer's disease and vitamin B12 deficiency. Age and Ageing, Vol. 23, July 1994, pp. 334-37

Wang, H-X, et al. Vitamin B12 and folate in relation to the development of Alzheimer's disease. Neurology, Vol. 56, No. 9, May 8, 2001, pp. 1188-94

Miller, Joshua W. Vitamin B12 deficiency, tumor necrosis factor-alpha and epidermal growth factor: a novel function of vitamin B12? Nutrition Reviews, Vol. 60, May 2002, pp. 142-51

Eussen, S. J. Effect of oral vitamin B-12 with or without folic acid on cognitive function in older people with mild vitamin B-12 deficiency: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Vol. 84, August 2006, pp. 361-70

Pennypacker LC, Allen RH, Kelly JP, Matthews LM, Grigsby J, Kaye K, Lindenbaum J, Stabler SP. High prevalence of cobalamin deficiency in elderly outpatients. J Am Geriatr Soc. 1992 Dec;40(12):1197-204.

Further Information on Alzheimer's Disease

Check out the following sites for further information on Alzheimer's Disease

http://www.alzheimers.com.au/alzheimers/incidence.php

http://www.healthinsite.gov.au/topics/Alzheimer_s_Disease

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-11232356

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-11569602