Exploring the Brain to Learn the Secrets of Alzheimer’s Disease

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Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disorder that makes a person lose their cognitive abilities, altering daily functioning and leading to various levels of physical and emotional stress. Alzheimer’s was first discovered by German doctor, Alois Alzheimer in 1907. Since then, science and medical advances have enabled doctors to explore this disease more closely and begin to fully understand how it develops.

What exactly is Alzheimer’s disease? Here’s what you need to know.

Because Alzheimer’s is a very complex disease to understand, a lot is still unknown and researchers are constantly working to learn more and improve patients’ lives. In this LECMA Vaincre Alzheimer video, viewers can learn more about Alzheimer’s disease and how it affects the brain with the help of  3-D computer-generated graphics.

Is it possible to treat Alzheimer’s a decade before symptoms appear? Find out more here. 

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