Published in Women's Health Weekly, July 20th, 1998
Currently, women comprise 72 percent of the U.S. population age 85 and older, and nearly one-half of this group has Alzheimer's disease, according to the Alzheimer's Association.
"Alzheimer's disease is an extremely important women's health issue," says Steven DeKosky, MD, director of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at the University of Pittsburgh, and chair of the Alzheimer's Association's Medical and Scientific Advisory Council. "It currently affects women more often than...
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