March 20, 2017
An ample body of research has shown that oxidative stress plays a key role in the development of neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. As a result, antioxidant supplements have been proposed as preventive measures against dementia. A new trial, however, tests the effect of vitamin E and selenium on aging men and finds no evidence that they have therapeutic value.
Vitamin E and selenium 'not recommended as preventive agents'