Report: Blood-pressure drugs may stall Alzheimer's

07/27/2008 | Yahoo!

People taking angiotensin receptor blockers -- drugs for blood pressure -- had a 35% to 40% lower risk of developing Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia compared with those not on the medicines, according to an analysis of U.S. government data. The finding suggests that using ARBs may prevent Alzheimer's and stall dementia progression, the researchers said.

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