Saturday, December 09, 2006

Valsartin (Diovan) May Offset Alzheimer's Complication

The drug, valsartin (Diovan), is widely prescribed to treat high blood pressure in elderly patients and was identified as being effective in preventing the build-up of beta-amyloid in the brain.

This article discusses the possibility that drugs currently being used to counter hypertension may help prevent cognitive decline. To read the article in its entirity follow the link,
Blood Pressure Drug May Offset Alzheimer's Complication.