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University of Southern California Scientists Look Into Why Most Alzheimer’s Patients Are Women

Written by: | news@biospace.com | Dated: Sunday, June 28th, 2015

Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that it’s just because they tend to live longer than men.

What else may put woman at extra risk? Could it be genetics? Biological differences in how women age? Maybe even lifestyle factors?

Finding out might affect treatments or preventive care.

Hey, check out all the research scientist jobs. Post your resume today!

 


Source: BioSpace Featured Stories

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