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Women over 90 prone to dementia

July 2, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
As more and more Americans live past the age of 90, new findings show men and women really do age differently especially when it comes to the brain.UC Irvine researchers say women over 90 are more than twice as likely as their male counterparts to suffer from dementia.

However, women with more years of education were 45 percent less likely than less educated women to suffer from senility issues.

The study is in the journal Neurology.

 

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