[Could intake of vitamins C and E inhibit development of Alzheimer dementia?].

  • Knud Landmark
  • Published 2006 in
    Tidsskrift for den Norske laegeforening…

Abstract

BACKGROUND Alzheimer dementia is a neurodegenerative disease characterised by loss of memory and other cognitive functions. Oxidative stress is a possible pathogenetic factor and the anti-oxidating vitamins C and E could therefore have a beneficial effect and reduce the damage caused by beta-amyloid. MATERIALS AND METHODS The relevant literature (several… (More)

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