Sex differences in cognitive impairment in Alzheimer's disease.

@article{Laws2016SexDI,
  title={Sex differences in cognitive impairment in Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={Keith R. Laws and Karen Irvine and Tim M. Gale},
  journal={World journal of psychiatry},
  year={2016},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={54-65}
}
Sex differences in neurocognitive abilities have been extensively explored both in the healthy population and in many disorders. Until recently, however, little work has examined such differences in people with Alzheimer's disease (AD). This is despite clear evidence that AD is more prevalent in women, and converging lines of evidence from brain imaging, post-mortem analyses, hormone therapy and genetics suggesting that AD affects men and women differently. We provide an overview of evidence… CONTINUE READING
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