1 Aug 2018

Is sexism skewing the science of Alzheimers?

From Morning Report, 7:45 am on 1 August 2018

Dementia research has been found to have a gender bias. New research has found that research is being conducted on male mice only, despite women making up a larger proportion of those diagnosed with the disease. The research was presented at Alzheimer's Disease International's recent annual conference. But as Science and Innovation reporter Charlie Dreaver explains, this highlights a bigger issue around gender and medical research.