WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., Aug. 20, 2002--Ginkgo biloba has no beneficial effect on memory and related mental functions of healthy older adults when taken following manufacturer's instructions, according to a study in the Aug. 21st issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association conducted by researchers at Williams College in Williamstown, Mass. and The Memory Clinic in Bennington, Vt. The study was designed and conducted by the paper's lead author, Paul R. Solomon, Ph.D., professor of psychology and founding chair of the college's Neuroscience Program, Richard D. De Veaux, Ph.D., professor of statistics, and three students: Felicity Adams, Amanda Silver, and Jill Zimmer.
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