RSS Feed Print
Male DNA in Women's Brains Could Protect Against Alzheimer's
Posted: Friday, September 28, 2012 1:59 PM
Joined: 12/6/2011
Posts: 3326

From Alzheimer's Daily News:


(Source: Business Standard) - Women bearing sons are less likely to develop Alzheimer's because they possess male DNA in their brains, a new study has claimed.

Researchers said the exact medical consequences of the transfer from foetus to mother was unclear, but it was less common in women who suffered from Alzheimer's, suggesting that it could offer protection against the condition.

Go to full story: 


Mimi S.
Posted: Friday, September 28, 2012 5:04 PM
Joined: 11/29/2011
Posts: 7029

Well, doesn't always hold true. I have AD and bore three live sons and another who died in utero.