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A new study from the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry has found that 1 out of every 2 women and 1 out of every 3 men will develop dementia, have Parkinson’s disease or experience a stroke during their lifetime.Half of Women Will Develop Dementia, Parkinson's Disease or a Stroke, Study Says

Learn more about the study and the lifetime risk of these conditions.

Women Twice As Likely to Develop Dementia, Parkinson’s Disease or a Stroke, Study Says

The University Medical Center Rotterdam in the Netherlands conducted a study over 26 years, which involved 12,102 female and male participants. Researchers state that the study participants Read more

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There are currently more than 5.5 million Americans living with dementia and that number is expected to triple by 2050. We may never know the full economic and physical effects that the disease has on our nation. However, a new Alzheimer’s Association and Shriver Report is giving us greater insight into developing dementia, including how burdensome it can be, especially for women.Women’s Lifetime Risk for Developing Dementia Is Higher Than Men’s

Learn more from the recent report which shows that a woman’s lifetime risk for developing dementia is higher than a man’s.

A Woman’s Lifetime Risk for Developing Dementia

A new report from the Alzheimer’s Association has Read more

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