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Antioxidant Combo Vitamin E, Vitamin C, and alpha lipoic acid, or Co Q10 shows no benefit when taken in pill/supplement form

Research News: The antioxidant combination of Vitamin E, C, and alpha-lipoic acid (when taken in pill form) was found to have no effect on Alzheimer’s patients (spinal fluid lab results improved slightly but memory function actually worsened slighly). In addition, CoQ-10 also had no effect. Past studies have shown benefits of eating a diet rich [...]

2012 Alzheimer’s Association Facts and Figures Report to be released TODAY, March 8

The new 2012 Alzheimer’s Association Facts and Figures report states that caring for people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias will cost the United States an estimated $200 billion in 2012.  The report notes several other key findings summarized below, or see Dr. Isaacson’s interview on WebMD for more information. Key findings: Based on data from 2000-2008, death rates have declined for most [...]

Winner of Book of the Month Award – March 2012 on www.TherapyForMemory.org!

March 4, 2012 We were selected as the Book of the Month – March 2012 on the website www.TherapyForMemory.org! This site aims to “share the latest scientifically based and safe therapies for memory loss, Alzheimer’s treatment and prevention”. Check it out, or visit www.facebook.com/TherapyForMemory. The new 2012 of “Alzheimer’s Treatment Alzheimer’s Prevention: A Patient and [...]

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Harvard-trained Neurologist, Richard S. Isaacson, M.D. currently serves as Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology, Vice Chair of Education, and Education Director of the McKnight Brain Institute in the Department of Neurology at the University of Miami (UM) Miller School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Neurology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School, and his medical internship at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, FL. Prior to joining UM, he served as Associate Medical Director of the Wien Center for Alzheimers disease and Memory Disorders at Mount Sinai.

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