Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Vitamin B Pill May Prevent Alzheimer's

Taking a high-dose vitamin B pill a day from middle age on may prevent Alzheimer's disease.
Taking one vitamin B pill a day from middle age could protect your memory as you grow older – and even ward off Alzheimer’s, British researchers say.

The supplement, which costs just 10p, is described as the ‘first glimmer of hope’ in the battle to find a drug that slows or stops the development of the disease.

Pensioners who took high doses of the vitamin once a day for two years did 70 per cent better on a simple memory test than those who did not. Read more

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