Risk of Alzheimer's disease and duration of NSAID use.

  title={Risk of Alzheimer's disease and duration of NSAID use.},
  author={Walter F. Stewart and Claudia H Kawas and Mar{\'i}a M. Corrada and E. J. Metter},
  volume={48 3},
In a longitudinal study of 1,686 participants in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging, we examined whether the risk of Alzheimer's disease (AD) was reduced among reported users of aspirin or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). In addition, we examined use of acetaminophen, a pain-relief medication with little or no anti-inflammatory activity, to assess the specificity of the association between AD risk and self-reported medications. Information on use of medications was… CONTINUE READING
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