Alzheimer’s tests may miss women, overdiagnose men Alzheimer’s tests may miss women, overdiagnose men
The tests that doctors use to diagnose Alzheimer’s find the disease later in women, a problem that may deny women early care and skew... Alzheimer’s tests may miss women, overdiagnose men

The tests that doctors use to diagnose Alzheimer’s find the disease later in women, a problem that may deny women early care and skew research. And the same tests may also overdiagnose some men, putting them on a path to treatment they really don’t need, according to a new study presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Chicago.


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