Study: Commonly used class of prescription medication shows strong links to dementia

Published June 24, 2019 182 Views $0.05 earned

Rumble / Trending NewsAnticholinergics are widely used to treat everything from depression to allergies to Parkinson's disease. According to UPI, a new study says this class of drugs may increase risk for dementia. Researchers from the Center for Dementia at the University of Nottingham found people over age 55 who used strong anticholinergic medication each day for more than three years had a 50 percent increased risk of developing dementia.