Dr. Newport is a neonatologist whose husband began showing signs of dementia at age 51. This is a TED talk, and it’s fairly technical.
"Unfortunately, after seeing such remarkable improvement, Steve’s condition worsened in 2013, partly due to depression following the death of his father. Alzheimer’s disease eventually beat his efforts, and the efforts of his wife, Mary. Steve died on January 2, 2015, but his life with coconut oil was almost assuredly better than it would have been without. In his case coconut oil did not cure the disease, but Steve was approaching the later stages of Alzheimer’s when he began to use the oil. How much more could it help if introduced into the diet earlier in the progression of the disease? Or before the disease has taken hold?" From a website that quotes Mary's work, http://www.best-alzheimers-products.com/can-coconut-oil-cure-alzheimers.html
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