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Some hypertension drugs may lessen dementia risk

January 18, 2010

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A growing body of research connects high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and diabetes to an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. A new study from Boston University reports that people who took certain blood pressure drugs were less likely to develop Alzheimer’s, or if they already had it, to need nursing home care. (Full article: 587 words)

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