Researchers have discovered that more women and less men are diagnosed with amnestic mild cognitive impairment when sex-specific scores are used.
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In a recent follow-up study, researchers discovered that when used as a dietary supplement, choline was able to reduce symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s disease in female mice.
A research team has discovered that metformin promotes repair in the brains of adult female mice and that the female sex hormone estradiol plays a key role in this process.
In the largest study of its kind, researchers discovered that testosterone does not impair cognitive empathy, challenging the notion of autism as reflecting an ‘extreme male brain’.
New studies presented at AAIC 2019 reveal that sex-specific differences could play a role in the risk, progression and resilience of Alzheimer’s disease.
Long-term antibiotic treatment may reduce the size of amyloid plaques and could alter the appearance of microglia in the brains of male mice.
In this interview, we spoke with Justin Lathia about sexual dimorphism in glioblastoma, including his talk on sex differences in microglia and the glioma microenvironment.
Research demonstrates that female mice display a unique pattern of fluctuation in sex hormones during the ovarian cycle that could be linked to cognitive impairments such as Alzheimer’s disease.
Recent research has reported on the sex-specific differences in microglia, indicating that this could change how we treat neurological diseases.