Vitamin E for Alzheimer's disease.

  title={Vitamin E for Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={Naji Tabet and Jacqueline Birks and J GrimleyEvans},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Vitamin E is a dietary compound that functions as an antioxidant scavenging toxic free radicals. Evidence that free radicals may contribute to the pathological processes in Alzheimer's disease has led to interest in the use of vitamin E in the treatment of this disorder. OBJECTIVES To examine the effects of vitamin E treatment for people with Alzheimer's disease. SEARCH STRATEGY The Cochrane Dementia Group Register of Clinical Trials was searched with the following terms: vitamin… CONTINUE READING


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