Agatha Christie and Ronald Reagan's declining speech were early indications of the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. (Getty) Tweet Facebook Mail Babbling and long-winded speech could be early warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease, according to new US research.Janet Cohen Sherman, clinical director of the Psychology Assessment Center at Massachusetts General Hospital, said people who pontificate could be showing very early stages of the memory-destroying disease, the Guardian reports. Dr Sherman cited the changes in vocabulary in philosopher Iris Murdoch’s later works, which she says reveals early signs of Alzheimer’s years before her eventual diagnosis. “Many of the studies to date have looked at changes in memory, but we also know changes occur in language. I’d hope in the next five years we’d have a new linguistic test,” Dr Sherman said while speaking at the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Boston. Agatha Christie and former US president Ronald Reagan’s later works and speeches were also referenced as proof of her hypothesis. “Ronald Reagan started to have a decline in the number of unique words with repetitions of statements over time,” Dr Sherman said. “(He) started using more fillers, more empty phrases, like ‘thing’ or ‘something’ or things like ‘basically’ or ‘actually’ or ‘well’.” RelatedFather accused of killing family and pet dog near Disney World claims he wasn't thereEndangered whale shark dies in captivity after health 'quickly declines'TODAY IN HISTORY: America's 'worst' serial killer caughtDr Sherman said simply being verbose was not necessarily proof an individual would eventually develop the crippling disease, with changes in speech over a period of time necessary. “Many individuals may be long-winded, that’s not a concern,” she said. Researchers have yet to make any substantial headway finding a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. Nearly all drugs developed in the past decade designed to rid the brain of amyloid plaques have been suspended or abandoned. There are currently more than 413,106 Australians living with dementia. Of the people currently living with dementia 55 percent (228,238) are female and 45 percent (184,868) are male. By 2025 the number of people with dementia is expected to increase to 536,164 and without a medical breakthrough, the number of people with dementia could reach 1,100,890 by 2056. More than 200 people are diagnosed dementia each day.
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