Harvard Mental Health Letter

In Brief: Anti-inflammatory drugs may not protect cognitive function

A drug trial found that people with a family history of Alzheimer's disease did not benefit from taking an NSAID. In fact, testing showed that the subjects who took one of these drugs scored lower on tests of cognitive function.
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