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Study: Vitamin E May Slow Alzheimers Decline

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December 31, 2013
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A study of more than 600 older veterans with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease showed that high doses of vitamin E delayed the decline in daily living skills, such as getting oneself dressed, by about six months over a two-year period. (Dec. 31)


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