Understanding How Alzheimer’s Disease Affects the Brain

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Every four seconds someone, somewhere in the world is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease–the leading cause of dementia in the elderly. First discovered in 1901 by Dr. Alois Alzheimer during an autopsy of one of his patients in a Frankfurt asylum, scientists now know that the disease is caused by plaques and tangles in the brain.

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