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Howard Fillit, MD, is a geriatrician, neuroscientist, and innovative philanthropy executive, who has led the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) since its founding in 1998. Dr. Fillit has held faculty positions at The Rockefeller University, the SUNY-Stony Brook School of Medicine and the Cornell University School of Medicine. In 1987, he joined the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, where he is a clinical professor of geriatric medicine and palliative care, medicine and neuroscience. Dr. Fillit also maintains a limited private practice in consultative geriatric medicine with a focus on Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.
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@AARPLynne wrote:@HowardFillit, what are some common health conditions/causes of vitamin deficiency that our audience should be aware of as they age?@AARPLynne, thank you for your question about health conditions associated with vitamin deficiency.  ...
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@AARPLynne wrote:@HowardFillit, what should someone look for when buying any type of supplement to make sure that they are safe and contain quality ingredients? @AARPLynne, thank you for your question about what to look for when buying a supplement. ...
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@Eeyore60, thank you for your question about Purzanthin Ultra.  Although I cannot comment on the specific brand/product, I can tell you a little bit about its ingredient, astaxanthin.  Astaxanthin is found in marine algae and in animals that eat thos...
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@MarylouD497081 wrote: I am interested in the studies on amino acids and brain health. I would like to know more about L-serene in particular and its effect on the brain in an Alzheimer's study I came across. Can't remember who was doing the study, b...
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ah4946, thanks for joining the forum!  Totally agree that leading a healthy, balanced lifestyle helps both the brain and other parts of the body experience better physical and mental health.  As a physician, I have always had a healthy respect for bo...
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@AARPLynne wrote:@HowardFillit, what are some common health conditions/causes of vitamin deficiency that our audience should be aware of as they age?@AARPLynne, thank you for your question about health conditions associated with vitamin deficiency.  ...
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@AARPLynne wrote:@HowardFillit, what should someone look for when buying any type of supplement to make sure that they are safe and contain quality ingredients? @AARPLynne, thank you for your question about what to look for when buying a supplement. ...
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@Eeyore60, thank you for your question about Purzanthin Ultra.  Although I cannot comment on the specific brand/product, I can tell you a little bit about its ingredient, astaxanthin.  Astaxanthin is found in marine algae and in animals that eat thos...
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@MarylouD497081 wrote: I am interested in the studies on amino acids and brain health. I would like to know more about L-serene in particular and its effect on the brain in an Alzheimer's study I came across. Can't remember who was doing the study, b...
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ah4946, thanks for joining the forum!  Totally agree that leading a healthy, balanced lifestyle helps both the brain and other parts of the body experience better physical and mental health.  As a physician, I have always had a healthy respect for bo...
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@AARPLynne wrote:@HowardFillit, what are some common health conditions/causes of vitamin deficiency that our audience should be aware of as they age?@AARPLynne, thank you for your question about health conditions associated with vitamin deficiency.  ...
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@AARPLynne wrote:@HowardFillit, what should someone look for when buying any type of supplement to make sure that they are safe and contain quality ingredients? @AARPLynne, thank you for your question about what to look for when buying a supplement. ...
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@Eeyore60, thank you for your question about Purzanthin Ultra.  Although I cannot comment on the specific brand/product, I can tell you a little bit about its ingredient, astaxanthin.  Astaxanthin is found in marine algae and in animals that eat thos...
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@MarylouD497081 wrote: I am interested in the studies on amino acids and brain health. I would like to know more about L-serene in particular and its effect on the brain in an Alzheimer's study I came across. Can't remember who was doing the study, b...
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ah4946, thanks for joining the forum!  Totally agree that leading a healthy, balanced lifestyle helps both the brain and other parts of the body experience better physical and mental health.  As a physician, I have always had a healthy respect for bo...
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