volume 27, issue 4, P799-807 2011
DOI: 10.3233/jad-2011-111160
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Jun-Wen Guan, Chang-Quan Huang, Yong-Hong Li, Chao-Min Wan, Chao You, Zheng-Rong Wang, Yan-You Liu, Qing-Xiu Liu

Abstract: This study examined the association between hypertension and AD by using a quantitative meta-analysis of longitudinal studies. EMBASE and MEDLINE were searched for articles published up to February 2011. All studies that examined the association of hypertension or antihypertensive medication use with the onset of AD were included. Pooled relative risks (RR) were calculated using fixed and random effects models. Twelve studies met our inclusion criteria for this meta-analysis. All subjects were without dementia…

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