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Study: Antihypertensives decrease risk of Alzheimer disease

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Diuretics, angiotensin-1 receptor blockers, and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors seemed to reduce the risk of Alzheimer disease (AD), according to a study, published in Neurology, of adults at least 75 years old who had normal cognition. Diuretics reduced the risk of AD in patients with mild cognitive impairment. Read more.

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