New news from the Alzheimers Association
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1. WOMEN WITH MILD COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT DECLINE TWICE AS FAST AS MEN WITH THE CONDITION
2. WOMEN AT SIGNIFICANTLY HIGHER RISK FOR CONGITIVE AND FUNCTIONAL DECLINE AFTER SURGERY/GENERAL ANESTHESIA
WASHINGTON, DC, July 21, 2015 – Women with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) have two times faster decline in cognition than men with MCI, according to new research reported at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference® 2015 (AAIC® 2015) in Washington, D.C. In addition, women decline more dramatically than men in cognition, function and brain size after surgery and general anesthesia, according to another study reported at the conference….