High Doses Of Vitamin E May Extend Life For Alzheimer’s Sufferers

Vitamin E pillsA new study, presented at the annual Academy of Neurology meeting in Chicago this month suggests that Vitamin E, particularly when combined with a cholinesterase inhibitor, extends the lifetimes of Alzheimer’s sufferers by a significant amount.

The researchers analyzed the survival rates of 847 people who had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.

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Average Survival Rate Under Five Years After Dementia Diagnosis

Web MD reports that newly diagnosed dementia sufferers survive for an average of just four and a half years after diagnosis.

The article discusses the results of a University of Cambridge study, published in the journal Lancet, that followed 13,000 men and women aged over 65.

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