Clinical study of vitamin E shows potential benefit for Alzheimer’s disease
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January 1, 2014
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Clinical study of vitamin E shows potential benefit for Alzheimer’s disease
A newly published clinical trial of vitamin E and memantine in people with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s is the first to show a benefit of vitamin E for this early stage of the disease. In the study, participants receiving vitamin E had slower functional decline than those receiving a placebo. While the results of this study are positive enough to warrant additional research for confirmation, no one should take vitamin E for Alzheimer’s except under the supervision of a physician.

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