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New study finds few clinical trials of blood pressure lowering and cognition are not state-of-the-art - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - University of Maine
Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are considered the gold standard for clinical research, including the effects of blood pressure lowering on cognitive functioning. However, clinical trials aiming to improve normal cognitive function and slow the progress of dementia have yielded disappointing results. Statistically significant findings have not been observed in many trials, despite large samples and …