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Blood pressure drugs could double as topical wound fix

Blood pressure drugs could double as topical wound fix

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A topical gel made from common blood pressure pills has been proven to speed the healing of chronic skin wounds in mice and pigs.

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Common blood pressure drugs cut the risk of Alzheimer's dementia by 50%, researchers find

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Seniors who take certain blood pressure medications might be at a dramatically reduced risk for developing dementia associated with Alzheimer's disease, according to findings published in the journal Neurology.

Drugs trigger Alzheimer's?

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Certain common medications can trigger or slow Alzheimer's disease, according to researchers.