Mayo Clinic study finds men with Alzheimer's are misdiagnosed more often than women

DR WILLIAM CORCORAN williamcorcoran at SBCGLOBAL.NET
Wed Jul 27 10:03:46 UTC 2016


Helene,
What harm resulted from the inaccurate diagnosis? 
What should we get out of this article? Take care,
 
Bill Corcoran

 
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    On Tuesday, July 26, 2016 8:45 PM, HM Epstein <hmepstein at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
 
 

 "Thirty-four percent of the men with Alzheimer’s who donated their brains to the State of Florida brain bank were inaccurately diagnosed, researchers found. Only 22 percent of women with Alzheimer’s were misdiagnosed. Researchers were able to identify the donated brains as having come from people Alzheimer’s because of the presence of the tau and amyloid proteins found in the brain of someone with Alzheimer’s."http://jacksonville.com/news/health-and-fitness/2016-07-26/story/mayo-study-finds-men-alzheimers-are-misdiagnosed-more-often

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