Both B vitamin and omega-3 studies have done much better than this. The rate of brain shrinkage reduction of this kind of drug is 2% compared to up to 73% less shrinkage with B vitamins and omegas. Then there’s the adverse effects – with one fifth of participants having brain swelling or bleeding. This is not so much the ‘new hope’ for Alzheimer’s but the new hype. In real terms the risks and costs far outweigh the benefits.
See pages 26-27 of yesterday’s Daily Mirror explaining more about the Alzheimer’s Prevention Plan from @foodforthebrain
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