Greebles may prove to be valuable tools in detecting early signs of Alzheimer's disease
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  April 18, 2017  
  Alzheimer's Disease  
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 Greebles may prove to be valuable tools in detecting early signs of Alzheimer's diseaseGreebles may prove to be valuable tools in detecting early signs of Alzheimer's disease
 
Unique graphic characters called Greebles may prove to be valuable tools in detecting signs of Alzheimer's disease decades before symptoms become apparent.
 
 
 Prevention, not cure, may be key to stopping Alzheimer’s diseasePrevention, not cure, may be key to stopping Alzheimer’s disease
 
It has been 111 years since Auguste D. became the first person described with what is now called Alzheimer's disease.
 
   Researchers explore patient adherence, tolerability to class of Alzheimer's drugsResearchers explore patient adherence, tolerability to class of Alzheimer's drugs
 
Researchers from the Indiana University Center for Aging Research and the Regenstrief Institute have performed the first study conducted in the United States under real-world conditions comparing patient adherence and tolerability to a class of drugs known as cholinesterase inhibitors.
 
 Vascular risk factors increase risk of Alzheimer's disease in late-life, study reveals
 
Vascular risk factors increase risk of Alzheimer's disease in late-life, study revealsA study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reveals that an increasing number of vascular risk factors such as obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, and smoking during midlife contributes to increased brain amyloid levels (protein fragments associated with Alzhemier’s, the most common form of dementia) in later life.
 
 
 New study finds link between neural tube defects in infants and neurodegenerative diseases
 
New study finds link between neural tube defects in infants and neurodegenerative diseasesA new study has found a link between neurological birth defects in infants commonly found in pregnant women with diabetes and several neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases.