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Curcumin For Dementia? (ScientificWorldJournal)

Summary Curcumin is a polyphenolic compound which features in traditional Indian medicine. Earlier experimental and animal studies had indicated a protective effect of curcumin in Alzheimer’s Disease. This systematic review evaluates recent clinical trials into the use of curcumin for … Continue reading

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Turmeric / Curcumin in Curry Helps Fight Dementia? (NHS Choices)

Summary The Daily Mail and Daily Telegraph reported that eating a curry weekly could help to “stave off dementia”. Researchers tested the effects of curcumin (found in turmeric) on fruit flies  (Drosophila melanogaster) genetically engineered to have a model of … Continue reading

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