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Driving can help diagnose Alzheimer’s | Digital Trends Spanish

According to research conducted by the University of Toronto, changes in the way you drive a vehicle over time could help diagnose Alzheimer's. Although the way of driving changes in all people over the years, in some there appear subtle differences in the way of controlling a vehicle which, according to scientists, would be related to the early stages of this disease. In the United States, a group of people over the age of 65 agreed to have their driving monitored for a year. The researchers found that it was possible to detect the onset of the disease without resorting to invasive and expensive medical procedures. Among the 139 people who were part of the study, medical tests had shown that half already had Alzheimer's disease at a very early or preclinical stage. The other half did...