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Alzheimer’s Patient #1

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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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Leroi
Leroi
March 13, 2019 1:59 pm

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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