Effects of antihypertensive therapy on cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease.

@article{Duron2009EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of antihypertensive therapy on cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={Emmanuelle Duron and Anne-Sophie Rigaud and Delphine Dubail and Shima Mehrabian and Florence Latour and Marie-Laure Seux and Olivier Hanon},
  journal={American journal of hypertension},
  year={2009},
  volume={22 9},
  pages={1020-4}
}
BACKGROUND Therapeutic trials concerning the effect of antihypertensive therapy on cognition have produced controversial findings. Our objective was to evaluate the impact of antihypertensive therapy on the cognitive function in subjects already diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease (AD). METHODS We conducted an observational study in a memory clinic assessing outpatients suffering from AD. A total of 321 patients were included. Cognitive function was assessed yearly by the Mini-Mental State… CONTINUE READING