Study suggests memory and thinking decline in transgender adults

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Research presented today (Wednesday 28 July) at the 2021 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) in Colorado suggests transgender and non-binary adults are more likely to self-report experience of worsening memory or thinking.

Speaking about the research, Dr. Susan Kohlhaas, Director of Research at Alzheimer’s Research UK, said that “ affects nearly one million people in the UK and the condition is caused by a number of diseases. While age is the biggest risk factor for dementia, the condition doesn’t discriminate and affects people from all walks of life.

“While this research doesn’t look to see whether…

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