PET with F-18-AV-1451 showed that older women with mild cognitive impairment and the APOE E4 gene had greater tau deposition gains in the amygdala, entorhinal cortex, posterior cingulate and parahippocampal gyrus, compared with their male counterparts, according to a study presented at the SNMMI Annual Meeting. However, researchers found sex wasn't associated with APOE E4-related tau deposition among cognitively healthy seniors.
PET study: Tau accumulation more likely among women with MCI
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