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 P. Bentham and J. Wright and P. Crome and D. Job and A. Polwart and C. Exley},
  journal={Journal of Alzheimer's disease : JAD},
  volume={33 2},
  • Samantha Davenward, P. Bentham, +4 authors C. Exley
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Alzheimer's disease : JAD
  • 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…Expand Abstract

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