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Alzheimer’s and Vitamin E

Can vitamin E slow Alzheimer’s disease (AD) progression? According to a new¬†double-blind, placebo-controlled trial found that alpha tocopherol (2000IU/d vitamin E) reduced the rate of functional decline¬†in 561 patients with mild to moderate AD. In the vitamin E group, the delay in clinical progression of AD was translated to 19% per year compared with placebo or a delay of approximately… Read more »