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Nutrients to benefit Alzheimer’s: Tumeric

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Tumeric has done it again. To add to it’s list of health benefits, including most notably it’s anti-inflammatory properties, recent research has found it has a promising application for Alzheimer’s disease.

A compound isolated from the common curry spice promotes the development and growth of stem cells in the brain.

This means that not only could it become the basis for new treatments for Alzheimer’s, but may also prove to be of benefit for patients suffering from other neurological damage, such as that inflicted by stroke. Researchers say it is “One step closer to achieving a major goal in regenerative medicine”.

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