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When it comes to preventing Alzheimer's, women respond better than men

7 monthes ago   |   By ScienceDaily

A study is the first to examine if sex significantly affects cognitive outcomes in people who follow individually-tailored, multi-domain clinical interventions. The study also determined whether change in risk of developing cardiovascular disease and Alzheimer's disease , along with blood markers of AD risk, also were affected by sex. Results showed that while care in an Alzheimer's Prevention Clinic setting is equally effective at improving cognitive function in both women and men, the personally-tailored interventions used by the researchers led to greater improvements in women compared...
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Alzheimer's Disease Plays an Unfair Game

Alzheimer's Disease Plays an Unfair Game

7 monthes ago   |   By Medindia Health

Sex of a person may be a significant risk factor for Alzheimer's disease by affecting the cognitive outcomes in the patients following individually-tailored AD interventions.
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