Natural substances and Alzheimer's disease: from preclinical studies to evidence based medicine.

@article{Mancuso2012NaturalSA,
  title={Natural substances and Alzheimer's disease: from preclinical studies to evidence based medicine.},
  author={Cesare Mancuso and Raffaella Siciliano and Eugenio Barone and Paolo Preziosi},
  journal={Biochimica et biophysica acta},
  year={2012},
  volume={1822 5},
  pages={616-24}
}
Over the last 10 years, the potential therapeutic effects of nutraceuticals to prevent or delay Alzheimer's disease were proposed. Among dietary antioxidants curcumin, Ginkgo biloba and carnitines were extensively studied for their neuroprotective effects. The rationale for this alternative therapeutic approach was based on several preclinical studies which… CONTINUE READING