Ginkgo can’t prevent Alzheimer’s: large study

November 19, 2008  
Filed under Aging

AP, Globe and Mail, CTV Ginkgo biloba, the herbal supplement that is sold in health-food stores as a memory enhancer, does not prevent the onset of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, new research suggests.

The study is the largest and longest ginkgo biloba trial performed to date. Read more

Lingzhi slows progress of Alzheimer’s

January 23, 2008  
Filed under Aging

CM NEWS – The legendary mushroom has been shown to have another potential therapeutic function: to slow the progress of Alzheimer’s disease. Read more

Acupressure eases Alzheimer’s agitation

April 10, 2007  
Filed under Acupuncture

Reuters – The ancient practice of acupressure may be able to calm the aggressive behaviour that often results from dementia, a small study suggests. Read more