Diet and behavior changes may slow Alzheimer’s

Dog study also suggests brain plaques not a cause

By Gwyneth Dickey, 13:31 PM July 21, 2010

A combination of diet and lifestyle changes decreases Alzheimer’s-like symptoms in dogs more than either treatment does on its own, a new study shows. The findings show the importance of taking multiple approaches to arrest the disease in humans, the authors say. Their results also provide evidence supporting recent research that suggests plaque deposits in the brain are not the cause of Alzheimer’s.

Alzheimer’s disease usually strikes people over the age of 60 and causes memory loss, shrinki...

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