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Clinical Data Shows Benefits of Vitamin E and Anti-inflammatories for Alzheimer’s

An article from Reuters Health titled, "Vitamin E, anti-inflammatories show benefit in Alzheimer's disease," points out the results of clinical data suggesting that treating Alzheimer's patients with vitamin E and anti-inflammatory drugs, along with a cholinesterase inhibitor, can slow Alzheimer's induced decline. The data was gathered from 540 patients who were receiving standard treatment with a cholinesterase inhibitor such as Aricept, Exelon or Razadyne. According to the article, a percentage of the Alzheimer's  patients took, in addition to the cholinesterase inhibitor,   vitamin E but no anti-inflammatory, an anti-inflammatory but no vitamin E,  both vitamin E and an anti-inflammatory or neither one.

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