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Blood pressure lowering drugs may be effective against mental deterioration in Alzheimer's patients

A small study indicates the mental deterioration in Alzheimer sufferers may be reduced by standard blood pressure-lowering drugs. The long term use of ACE inhibitors significantly slowed cognitive and memory loss in older Alzheimer's sufferers. The study however, needs to cement its findings through a larger study.

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About: Blood pressure lowering drugs may be effective against mental deterioration in Alzheimer's patients

Date: 17 October 2004

Source: Indystar

URL: http://www.indystar.com/articles/1/186981-1161-052.html

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