Half of women ‘will develop dementia or Parkinson’s or have a stroke’

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Half of women ‘will develop dementia or Parkinson’s or have a stroke’

Third of men and one in two women aged 45 are likely to go on to be diagnosed with one of the conditions, study says

One in two women will develop dementia or Parkinson’s disease, or have a stroke, in their lifetime, new research suggests.

About a third of men aged 45 and half of women of the same age are likely to go on to be diagnosed with one of the conditions, according to a study of more than 12,000 people.

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