Menopause May Raise Alzheimer’s Risk Though Metabolic Changes in Brain, Study Says

Menopause May Raise Alzheimer’s Risk Though Metabolic Changes in Brain, Study Says
Menopause triggers numerous changes in a woman's body — and, apparently, metabolic changes in the brain as well that puts middle-age women at greater risk of Alzheimer's disease, a study reports. This finding provides new insights into why women have a higher incidence of this neurological disease, even when a generally longer lifespan accounted. It also may promote new ways of evaluating these people to detect early signs of Alzheimer's and try to prevent its progression. The study, titled “Perimenopause and emergence of an Alzheimer’s bioenergetic phenotype in brain and periphery,” was conducted by researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine and the
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