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More Evidence Ginkgo Doesn't Prevent Alzheimer's
Myriam
Posted: Thursday, September 6, 2012 2:38 PM
Joined: 12/6/2011
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From Alzheimer's Daily News:


(Source: NBC News) - A Chinese herb called Ginkgo biloba billed by some as a potential over-the-counter wonder drug that boosts mental dexterity and sharpens the memory has been found to do nothing to prevent the onset of Alzheimer's disease.


A large scientific study of the supplement by researchers in France found that people who took twice-daily doses of Ginkgo biloba were no less likely to develop the brain-wasting disease than those given a placebo.

 

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