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o Note that this study, in cell cultures and in experimental mice, suggests that some anti-hypertensive medications may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease in mice, even at relatively low doses.
o This report is based on an abstract presented at a meeting. These data and conclusions should be considered preliminary as they have not yet been reviewed and published in a peer-reviewed publication.
HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Dec. 6 -- Without any fanfare or intention, the use of some drugs for high blood pressure may be silently protecting against Alzheimer's disease, suggest in vitro and animal studies presented here today.
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