Use of common drugs may increase risk of dementia

January 27, 2015 12:43 AM

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A new study has shed light on dementia demonstrating that higher dementia risk is linked to more use of common drugs.

The study conducted at University of Washington suggested that increased risk for developing dementia, including Alzheimer's disease is linked to taking commonly used medications with anticholinergic effects at higher doses or for a longer time.

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