Hypertension treatment may slow down Alzheimer's progression

Results from a small study published in the journal Hypertension show that a drug used to treat hypertension may help to improve blood flow to the brain in patients with Alzheimer’s.

It is emphasized that more research is needed across larger groups and for longer periods of time to fully understand the potential benefits.

New research finds that nilvadipine, a drug doctors commonly use to treat high blood pressure, increases the blood flow to the brain’s hippocampus.

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