No association between hypertension and risk for Alzheimer's disease: a meta-analysis of longitudinal studies.

@article{Guan2011NoAB,
  title={No association between hypertension and risk for Alzheimer's disease: a meta-analysis of longitudinal studies.},
  author={Jun-wen Guan and Chang-quan Huang and Yong-hong Li and Chaomin Wan and Chao You and Zheng-rong Wang and Yan-You Liu and Q Liu},
  journal={Journal of Alzheimer's disease : JAD},
  year={2011},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={799-807}
}
This study examined the association between hypertension and AD by using a quantitative meta-analysis of longitudinal studies. EMBASE and MEDLINE were searched for articles published up to February 2011. All studies that examined the association of hypertension or antihypertensive medication use with the onset of AD were included. Pooled relative risks (RR) were calculated using fixed and random effects models. Twelve studies met our inclusion criteria for this meta-analysis. All subjects were… CONTINUE READING

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