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Centrally Acting ACE Inhibitors Reduce Rate of Cognitive Decline in Dementia? (BMJ Open)

Summary It has been found that taking angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, a class of drugs which help to reduce blood pressure by relaxing the walls of blood vessels, may help to slow mental decline in people diagnosed with dementia. The … Continue reading

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Angiotensin Receptor Blockers Associated with Decreased Incidence and Progression of Dementia

[This abstract first appeared in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter RWHT Volume 1 Issue 2 September 2010]. Abstract This critically appraised paper investigated whether angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) protect against or slow the progression of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. There was … Continue reading

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