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April 09, 2006

Ovary Removal Linked to Dementia

Women who have their ovaries removed may be at increased risk of dementia, a study of 2,500 patients suggests.

A Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, team found the risk was especially raised among young women - removal of one ovary by the age of 38 raised the risk by 260% (BBC NEWS)

Posted by news editor | Filed under: Dementia

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