Early Vitamin E Supplements Stem Development Of Hallmark Alzheimer's Symptoms In Mice15 years, 2 months ago
Posted on Mar 29, 2004, 7 a.m.
By Bill Freeman
Vitamin E, a well-known antioxidant, has been used to treat Alzheimer's disease, but with mixed results, especially in patients with advanced symptoms. A risk factor for Alzheimer's is oxidative stress, a clinical condition characterized by an excessive production of reactive chemicals in the brain, which can damage important regions of this organ.