Effects of telmisartan on cognition and regional cerebral blood flow in hypertensive patients with Alzheimer's disease.

@article{Kume2012EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of telmisartan on cognition and regional cerebral blood flow in hypertensive patients with Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={K Kazumasa Kume and Haruo Hanyu and Hirofumi Sakurai and Yusuke Takada and Takeshi Onuma and Toshihiko Iwamoto},
  journal={Geriatrics & gerontology international},
  year={2012},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={207-14}
}
AIM Recent studies have shown that some antihypertensive medications are associated with a significant reduction in the incidence of Alzheimer's disease (AD). However, it remains uncertain whether antihypertensive drugs may have a preventive effect on cognitive decline in patients with AD. We investigated the effects of telmisartan, an angiotensin II type 1 receptor blocker with peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ-stimulating activity, on cognition and regional cerebral blood flow… CONTINUE READING
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