Sumary of Alzheimer’s breakthrough after study suggests one vitamin ‘could protect’ against disease:
- The groundbreaking study was explored during a piece for BBC Science Focus magazine titled, ‘Vitamin B12 could protect the brain against Alzheimer’s, wiggling worm study suggests’.
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- Supplementing healthy animals with the vitamin had no effect.
- Dementia: Some of the steps you can take towards reducing chances of developing dementia (Image: Express Newspapers) Science Focus: The study was explored in the latest issue of the magazine (Image: BBC)”If people could change their diet to affect the onset of disease, that would be fantastic.
- “Dr James Connell, Head of Translational Science at Alzheimer’s Research UK, who was not involved with the research, cautiously welcomed it.