Vitamin D3 may help fight Alzheimer's disease, study finds

03/12/2012 | Philadelphia Inquirer, The

A study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease found vitamin D3 could trigger genetic and cellular mechanisms that allow the immune system to eliminate amyloid beta, which is linked to Alzheimer's development. Researchers conducted the study on blood samples taken from patients with Alzheimer's and healthy people. The findings may lead to future treatments for the disease.

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