LGBTQ Americans Could Be At Higher Risk For Dementia, Study Finds

Posted by countypa on 09 December 2019. Posted in MyBlog

PET scan results that are part of a separate study on Alzheimer's disease at Georgetown University Hospital are seen in May.

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The research, led by the University of California, San Francisco, was released at the 2019 Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Los Angeles. A large phone-based survey was conducted across nine states. Out of more than 44,000 adults aged 45 and older, roughly 3% of participants identified themselves as a sexual or gender minority.

 

Read More https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/07/17/742220471/lgbtq-americans-could-be-at-higher-risk-for-dementia-study-finds

 

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