Progression to Cognitive Impairment in Parkinson Disease: A Gender Gap

March 5, 2018

Most people with Parkinson Disease develop cognitive impairment at some point. But this study provides evidence for sex differences in progression to cognitive impairment and dementia.

Men with Parkinson disease (PD) are at higher risk for cognitive impairment and progress at a faster rate than women, according to a study published online in Parkinsonism and Related Disorders.1