Effect of NSAIDs on risk of Alzheimer's disease

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7417.752 (Published 25 September 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:752

Conclusions on NSAIDs and Alzheimer's disease were overstated

  1. David Price, associate professor of family medicine and psychiatry (david.price@kp.org)
  1. University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 2550 South Parker Road, Suite 300, Aurora, CO 80014, USA

    EDITOR–Etminan et al present a systematic review and meta-analysis on the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and the risk of developing subsequent Alzheimer's disease.1 The trials included in the review were observational studies (six cohort and three case-control). While theoretical …

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