B Vitamins Ineffective At Slowing Alzheimer’s Disease Progression

Vitamin PillsA new study, published in The Journal of the American Medical Association this month, has found that high doses of three B vitamins: B6, B12, and folate, do not slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.

Researchers from the Department of Neurosciences at the University of California randomly assigned 340 participants suffering from mild Alzheimer’s disease into a high dose group and a control group.


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.