Women with Parkinson's disease less likely than men to have caregivers


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For female Parkinson's patients it is less likely having a caregiver than for male patients. Researcher of Pennsylvania University are now trying to identify more precisely the causes of sex disparities in caregiver support for Parkinson's patients, and to find ways to correct those disparities.