Having a paying job may help fend off Alzheimer's in women

Having a paying job may help fend off Alzheimer's in women

A new study has shed light on a possible risk factor for Alzheimer's disease in women: not having a job.

Dr. Elizabeth R. Mayeda, assistant professor of epidemiology at UCLA's Fielding School of Public Health, conducted a study on later-life cognitive health in women and found that working women showed a slower decrease in memory than their non-working counterparts.

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