New study provides details of women's Alzheimer's risk

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) - Women age 60 and older have a one in six chance of getting Alzheimer’s disease in their lifetime. Ronnie Daniel with the Utah Alzheimer's Association and Dr. Richard King provide some insight into the findings.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) - Women age 60 and older have a one in six chance of getting Alzheimer’s disease in their lifetime. Ronnie Daniel with the Utah Alzheimer's Association and Dr. Richard King provide some insight into the findings.

And they're twice more likely to develop Alzheimer’s than breast cancer according to a report from the Alzheimer’s Association.

The disease affects more than five million Americans, two-thirds of them women.

The new details about this disease and its impact on women come from a survey of more than three-thousand women.



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