Researchers have shown that clearance of the substance amyloid-beta that forms plaques is impaired in individuals with Alzheimer’s. A group of 12 individuals with early Alzheimer’s were compared to 12 cognitively normal individuals
External aids can help to jog memory during early stages. Reminders about where things are, saftey measures to take and seeing a friendly face or place can mean the difference in preventing harm, agitation and further confusion.
Simple test can help detect Alzheimer's before dementia signs show, study shows