Ginkgo for Alzheimer's Disease
January 02, 2008
Extracts of Ginkgo biloba may slightly improve Alzheimer's disease symptoms. Patients who received between 120 and 240 milligrams of G. biloba extract per day for 3 to 6 months registered a 3% increase in Alzheimer Disease Assessment Scale-cognitive subtest scores compared with those taking placebo.
Arch Neurol November, 1998;55:1409-1415.
COMMENT: Further evidence confirming the report that was published earlier this year in JAMA.