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THE ONSET OF ALZHEIMER'S IS DELAYED BY VITAMIN E

With no cure for Alzheimer's Disease in sight, researchers have concentrated on trying to slow the rate at which it corrodes the brain and to postpone its onset. Any delay would enable victims to continue to live independently, their memories intact, and lessen the burden on their families and society. If the onset were pushed back only five years, it could save the U.S. $50 billion annually.

Now scientists have begun to do just that. A report published last week in the New England Journal of Medicine shows for the first time that the mental deterioration of Alzheimer's can be slowed...

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