Vitamin E and Alzheimer’s

Dr Paul Clayton 2002 The December issue (18/12/01) of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences contains a report of Japanese research into the protective role of Vitamin E in Alzheimer’s. The scientists used GM mice which lack a gene essential for Vitamin E metabolism in the body. The mice had symptoms associated with … Read more

Alzheimer's – Curcumin is a key fighter

Dr Paul Clayton 2002 Curcumin, a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compound found in the curry spice turmeric, has been found to reduce the build-up of plaques associated with Alzheimer’s disease in the brains of transgenic mice specially bred to develop the disease. Dr Lim and her colleagues in various Departments of Medicine and Neurology in … Read more