7/21/2015 – Dementia Develops Faster in Women Than in Men, Study Suggests

Jul 21, 2015 Comments Off by

Women who develop slight but detectable deficits in memory and mental acuity late in life tend to decline faster than men with mild impairment, researchers reported on Tuesday.

Some two-thirds of the five million Americans with Alzheimer’s disease are women, in part because women live longer. Researchers have searched in vain for decades to determine other reasons for the disparity.

Read the full report at The New York Times.

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