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Vitamin E May Slow Alzheimer’s Disease Progression

By Marilynn Marchione | Thursday Jan 2, 2014
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.

Omega-3 pills fail to work in Alzheimer’s patients

By Lindsey Tanner | Wednesday Nov 3, 2010
Omega-3 pills promoted as boosting memory didn’t slow mental and physical decline in older patients with Alzheimer’s disease, a big disappointment in a multimillion-dollar government-funded study.

Alzheimer’s advances show need for better drugs

By Marilynn Marchione | Monday Jul 12, 2010
Scientists are reporting advances in detecting and predicting Alzheimer’s disease at a conference in Honolulu this week, plus more proof that getting enough exercise and vitamin D may lower your risk.
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