Beta Blockers May Cut Alzheimer's Risk

Study finds fewer brain changes in those using blood pressure drugs

By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 8, 2013 12:33 AM CST

(Newser) – A class of drugs already widely used to control high blood pressure may also significantly reduce the chances of getting Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study. Researchers found that men who took beta blockers for hypertension had fewer signs of the brain shrinkage...   Read full story »


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