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Study: Women With Mild Memory Problem Worsen Faster Than Men

Older women with mild memory impairment worsened about twice as fast as men, researchers reported Tuesday, part of an effort to unravel why women are especially hard-hit by Alzheimer's.   Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's are women.   At age 65, seemingly healthy women have about a one in six chance of developing Alzheimer's during the rest of their lives, compared with a one in 11 chance for men. Scientists once thought the disparity was just because...

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