How pregnancy and Childbirth May Protect Some Women From Developing Dementia
[caption id="attachment_55257145" align="aligncenter" width="509"] Mother with her newborn baby in the hospital (Getty Images)[/caption] By Melissa Healy Women make up some 60 percent of Alzheimer's disease patients in the United States, and over her lifetime, a woman is almost twice as likely than a man to develop the memory-robbing condition.