Wednesday, April 15

Alzheimer's Patient #1


In 1906, Dr. Alois Alzheimer first identified Alzheimer's disease. A 51-year-old woman, Auguste Deter, exhibited behavioral symptoms and memory loss. Now, see her original file.

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  1. This is not just a scientific found but also a heartwarming tale of one man's dedication to a woman "who lost herself" and setting a caring platform for the future scientific endeavors.Thank you


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