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Brain health supplements are a $3.2 billion industry but neurologists are warning against their use, claiming many Americans are being scammed and served false hope.
Learn more about the lack of evidence supporting brain health supplements and proven ways to support brain health.
Brain Health Supplements in the United States
Three neurologists from the University of California San Francisco’s Memory and Aging Center expressed concern about the use of brain health supplements in an opinion piece in the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA).
The neurologists warned against “pseudomedicine” and “science,” stating that “No known dietary supplement prevents
A recent study on the differences between healthy brains and those affected by Alzheimer’s disease has revealed a brain map, now freely available online for any scientist. A team of researchers from the University of Auckland, Bristol, Liverpool and Manchester successfully published the most comprehensive map of the Alzheimer’s brain.
Learn more about the Alzheimer’s brain map, the study and its impact on future Alzheimer’s research.