Researchers found that blood pressure control with antihypertensive drugs significantly correlated with a lower likelihood of dementia or cognitive impairment and cognitive decline, compared with controls. The findings in the Journal of the American Medical Association, based on a systematic review and meta-analysis of 14 randomized clinical trials involving 96,158 patients, demonstrate an "added incentive to be adherent with blood pressure medications," said researcher Michelle Canavan.
BP control may curb odds of dementia, cognitive decline
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