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Alzheimer's: New Study Finds Big Differences in Male and Female Brain Activity

Alzheimer's: Why this is so important to doctors

Why this is so important to doctors

All these diseases have one thing in common – when it comes to risk, gender matters. Why does being a man or a woman have such an impact on the development of brain disorder? Understanding the differences between genders might help doctors find new and better ways to cure these diseases.

What did Dr. Amen do?

Dr. Amen and his research team wanted to know more. To answer their questions, they decided to do the first, large-scale study investigating gender differences in brain activity.