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(PSYCHIATRIC TIMES) - BALTIMORE, April 25 -- Neither naproxen (Aleve) nor celecoxib (Celebrex) reduced the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, at least in the short term, investigators from the suspended ADAPT trial reported.

According to results of the randomized study funded by the National Institute on Aging, there was even a suggestion that both naproxen and celecoxib were associated with a slightly increased risk of dementia, reported Constantine Lyketsos, M.D., M.H.S., of Johns Hopkins, and colleagues in the ADAPT trial.

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