Who was the first person diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease Who was the first person ever diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease? What do we know about this person? And is that person still relevant today? Let’s find out. Most people interested in the history of dementia will know about the doctor who first described Alzheimer’s disease for … Continue reading Who was the first person diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease?
Alzheimer’s disease vs. vascular dementia – Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia are the two most common forms of dementia. For some people, they can even overlap, resulting in mixed dementia. But what is the difference between the two? And how can you have both types of dementia at the same time? Let’s find out. Alzheimer’s … Continue reading Alzheimer’s disease vs vascular dementia
It is quite an irony that we know so much about Alzheimer’s disease but very little about the man after which the disease was named – Dr Alois Alzheimer. Let’s explore a bit the life of this mysterious man and why the disease carries his name. Alois Alzheimer was born in 1864 in Marktbreit – … Continue reading Alois Alzheimer – Who was the person behind the disease?