ID-100127004A new study that will be presented in March at the American Academy of Neurology’s Annual Meeting indicates that beta blockers may provide protection to the brain against changes due to Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.  Although all blood pressure medications taken by elderly Japanese-American men in the study seemed to decrease brain changes, those who received beta blockers were found to have fewer abnormalities compared to other medications. What medications are currently used to treat Alzheimer’s disease?

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