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January 13, 2010

Use of angiotensin receptor blockers and risk of dementia in a predominantly male population: prospective cohort analysis

"Conclusions Angiotensin receptor blockers are associated with a significant reduction in the incidence and progression of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia compared with angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors or other cardiovascular drugs in a predominantly male population."

Read more in British Medical Journal, January 12, 2010.

Comment: Not an HIV study, but may be relevant for some patients.