vitamin E http://publicradioeast.org en Vitamin E May Be Effective Treatment for Alzheimer's Disease http://publicradioeast.org/post/vitamin-e-may-be-effective-treatment-alzheimers-disease <p>There's no cure and there's no effective treatment for people suffering from Alzheimer's disease.&nbsp; But a recent study is offering a promising new method of slowing the progression of mild to moderate Alzheimer's.&nbsp; The Department of Veteran's Affairs sponsored the study, which involved more than 600 veterans who were given high doses of vitamin E.&nbsp; According to the Associated Press, this is the first time any treatment has been shown to alter the course of dementia at that stage.&nbsp;&nbsp; Dr. Fri, 28 Feb 2014 15:02:59 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 35380 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (02/28/14) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-022814 <p>Vitamin E may be a new therapy in slowing the progression of mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease.&nbsp; This week on the Down East Journal, we speak with a Brody School of Medicine Physician about the new treatment and risks associated with consuming vitamin E in high doses.&nbsp; And, Spring is just around the corner.&nbsp; On the Garden Journal, the right and wrong way to prune shrubs and trees.&nbsp; The Down East Journal airs Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations, and Saturday at noon on News and Ideas.</p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 16:08:03 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 35284 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (02/28/14)