Vitamin E could slow Alzheimer's progression

January 2, 2014 1:29 PM

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Vitamin E could slow Alzheimer's progression

Researchers say vitamin E might slow the progression of mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's disease - the first time any treatment has been shown to alter the course of dementia at that stage.

In a study of more than 600 older veterans, high doses of the vitamin delayed the decline in daily living skills, such as making meals, getting dressed and holding a conversation, by about six months over a two-year period.

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