Posts Tagged ‘dementia’

July 29th, 2013

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: July 29th

This week’s topics include riociguat for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension, renal outcomes associated with invasive vs. conservative management of ACS, statins and musculoskeletal conditions, arthropathies, and injuries, and more.

July 29th, 2013

Possible Cognitive Benefits Found in Dementia Patients Taking Centrally Acting ACE Inhibitors

An observational study from Ireland raises the intriguing possibility that centrally acting ACE inhibitors may help slow the cognitive decline that is a hallmark of people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. The study, published in BMJ Open, followed the rates of cognitive decline in 3 groups of patients: dementia patients being treated with centrally acting ACE inhibitors, […]