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Medical research co-authored by Aston’s School of Life and Health Sciences lecturer

30 Apr 18


Ian Maidment of Aston University has co-authored a significant piece of medical research published recently in the British Medical Journal: Anticholinergic drugs and risk of dementia: case-control study It found that routine medicines, including common antidepressants, bladder drugs and anti-Parkinson’s medication (others noted on BBC report ), taken by hundreds of thousands of people, increase their risk of dementia by up to a third. These …

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