Dementia much more common in women

February 16, 2015 12:14 PM

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Dementia much more common in women

Far more women in Ireland are developing dementia than men and more research needs to be carried out to understand why, the Alzheimer's Society of Ireland (ASI) has said.

According to the latest figures available, over 30,000 Irish women are currently living with dementia compared to just over 17,000 men.

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