Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Why alzheimer's may be tougher to spot in women

(HealthDay)—If your memory starts slipping, your gender may play a role in whether or not you are diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests. How?

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Pregnancy and reproductive history may impact dementia risk

Research reported at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) 2018 in Chicago highlighted sex differences associated with dementia and Alzheimer's disease across the life course, including the first ever ...

Neuroscience

Does age at menopause affect memory?

Entering menopause at a later age may be associated with a small benefit to your memory years later, according to a study published in the April 11, 2018, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Women's cognitive decline begins earlier than previously believed

UCLA researchers have found that mental sharpness in women begins to decline as early as their 50s. The study, which followed the same group of healthy women for 10 years after menopause, found that their average decline ...

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