Alzheimer's Disease: Supporting Research

Alzheimer's Disease Articles' Supporting Research

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Clarke R, Smith AD, Jobst KA, Refsum H, Sutton L, Veland PM. Folate, vitamin B12, and serum total homocysteine levels in confirmed Alzheimer disease. Arch Neurol. 1998;55:1449-1455.

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Ernst E, Pittler MH. Ginkgo biloba for dementia: a systematic review of double-blind, placebo-controlled trials. Clin Drug Invest. 1999;17:301-308.

Forbes DA. Strategies for managing behavioural symptomatology associated with dementia of the Alzheimer type: a systematic overview. Can J Nurs Res. 1998;30:67-86.

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Kidd PM. A review of nutrients and botanicals in the integrative management of cognitive dysfunction. Altern Med Rev. 1999;4:144-161.

Kim EJ, Buschmann MT. The effect of expressive physical touch on patients with dementia. International Journal of Nursing Studies. 1999;36:235-243.

Koger SM, Brotons M. Music therapy for dementia symptoms (Cochrane Review). In: The Cochrane Library, Issue 4, 2000. Oxford: Update Software.

Kumar AM, Tims F, Cruess DG, et al. Music therapy increases serum melatonin levels in patients with Alzheimer's disease. Altern Ther Health Med. 1999;5:49-57.

Le Bars PL, Katz MM, Berman N, et al. A placebo controlled, double-blind, randomized trial of an extract of Ginkgo biloba for dementia. JAMA. 1997;278:1327-1332.

Le Bars PL, Kieser M, Itil KZ. A 26-week analysis of a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of the Ginkgo biloba extract EGb761 in dementia. Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord. 2000;11:230-237.

Lim GP, Yang F, Chu T, et al. Ibuprofen suppresses plaque pathology and inflammation in a mouse model for Alzheimer's disease. J Neurosci. 2000;20(15):5709-5714.

Masaki KH, Losonczy KG, Izmirlian G. Association of vitamin E and C supplement use with cognitive function and dementia in elderly men. Neurology. 2000;54:1265-1272.

Mantle D, Pickering AT, Perry AK. Medicinal plant extracts for the treatment of dementia: a review of their pharmacology, efficacy and tolerability. CNS Drugs. 2000;13:201-213.

Morris MC, Beckett LA, Scherr PA, et al. Vitamin E and vitamin C supplement use and risk of incident Alzheimer disease. Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 1998;12:121-126.

Morrison LD, Smith DD, Kish SJ. Brain S-adenosylmethione levels are severely decreased in Alzheimer's disease. J Neurochem. 1996;67:1328-1331.

Oken BS, Storzbach DM, Kaye JA. The efficacy of Ginkgo biloba on cognitive funciton in Alzheimer disease. Arch Neurol. 1998;55:1409-1415.

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Pettegrew JW, Levine J, McClure RJ. Acetyl-L-carnitine physical-chemical, metabolic, and therapeutic properties: relevance for its mode of action in Alzheimer's disease and geriatric depression. Mol Psychiatry. 2000;5:616-632.

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