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Omega-3 fatty acids may reduce decline in mild Alzheimer's

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Omega-3 fatty acid supplements may slow cognitive decline in patients suffering from very mild Alzheimer?s disease, research has shown.

Omega-3 fatty acid supplements may slow cognitive decline in patients suffering from very mild Alzheimer?s disease, research has shown.

The six month Swedish trial compares the effects of supplements containing two omega-3 fatty acids with placebo in 174 Alzheimer's patients and finds a subgroup with very mild cognitive impairment experienced less decline than the placebo group.

Archives of Neurology
(2006) 63:1402-1408

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