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November 24, 2008

Ginkgo biloba Fails to Prevent Dementia

In a large (3069 participants aged 75 years or older), multiple clinical study, patients were assessed every 6 months for dementia. 120 mg of Ginkgo biloba extract consumed twice a day was not effective in reducing either the overall incidence rate of dementia or Alzheimer disease incidence in elderly individuals with normal cognition or those with mild cognitive impairment.

Abstract: Journal of the American Medical Association November 19, 2008

Posted by mpence at November 24, 2008 12:47 AM