Magnesium levels may affect brain health, scientists say

11/5/2013 | News-Medical.Net

Boosting brain magnesium with dietary intake of magnesium threonate is linked to improvements in murine brain synapses and may have therapeutic potential for treating Alzheimer's disease in humans, according to new research. The study published in The Journal of Neuroscience is the first one to uncover a mechanism for reversing cognitive decline in mice with advanced Alzheimer's, according to researchers. Details of a human study showing the effects of Magtein, a patented magnesium threonate, will be released in 2014.

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