Alzheimer’s in the US: Women more likely to develop disease

Two-thirds of the people living with Alzheimer’s in the US are women.

New research is telling us why women in the United States are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s.

Almost two-thirds of those with the disease are female and understanding why this is the case is key to improving treatment.


Al Jazeera’s Kristen Saloomey reports from New York, in the US.