Silicon-rich mineral water as a non-invasive test of the 'aluminum hypothesis' in Alzheimer's disease.

  title={Silicon-rich mineral water as a non-invasive test of the 'aluminum hypothesis' in Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={Samantha Davenward and Peter Bentham and Jan Wright and Peter Crome and Deborah Job and Anthony Polwart and Christopher Exley},
  journal={Journal of Alzheimer's disease : JAD},
  volume={33 2},
There has been a plausible link between human exposure to aluminum and Alzheimer's disease for several decades. [] Key Method Herein we are testing the hypothesis that silicon-rich mineral waters can be used as non-invasive methods to reduce the body burden of aluminum in individuals with Alzheimer's disease and a control group consisting of their carers and partners. We have shown that drinking up to 1 L of a silicon-rich mineral water each day for 12 weeks facilitated the removal of aluminum via the urine…

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