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Vitamin E may slow Alzheimer’s progression

January 1, 2014
By MARILYNN MARCHIONE , The Associated Press

Researchers say vitamin E might slow the progression of mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's disease - the first time any treatment has been shown to alter the course of dementia at that stage. In a study of more than 600 older veterans, high doses of the vitamin delayed the decline in daily living skills, such as making meals, getting dressed and holding a conversation, by about six months over a two-year period.

 
 
 

 

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