Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, February 4th, 2008
"It has been suggested that hypertension, hyperlipidemia and diabetes participate in the onset and development of dementia. We estimated the effect of the antihypertensive drug amlodipine, a calcium channel antagonist, on blood pressure, plasma lipids and cholesterol levels in the detergent insoluble membrane fractions (DIFs) of the cerebral cortex and hippocampus in obese and hypertensive SHR.Cg-Lepr(cp)/NDmcr (SHR-cp) rats. 2. Twelve male SHR-cp rats (10 weeks old) were randomly divided into two groups: a vehicle group and an amlodipine group administered...
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of Obesity and Diabetes Week
NewsRx also is available at LexisNexis, Gale, ProQuest, Factiva, Dialog, Thomson Reuters, NewsEdge, and Dow Jones.