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Vanderbilt study shows people with Alzheimer’s have lower ability to perceive pain

Jul. 12, 2016—People with Alzheimer’s disease don’t perceive pain as readily as healthy older adults, and this may lead to delays and underreporting of pain. This alteration in pain detection may be one reason that people with Alzheimer’s disease and pain tend to be undermedicated and suffer unnecessarily, a trans-institutional group of Vanderbilt researchers reported recently in BMC Medicine.

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Magnesium impacts vitamin D status

Oct. 14, 2013—Magnesium and vitamin D appear to work together to reduce risk of death from cardiovascular disease and colorectal cancer.

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