Fat Deposits Found in the Brains of Alzheimer’s Patients

Alzheimer’s was first described by Alois Alzheimer, a German psychiatrist and pathologist in 1906 as the loss of neurons in the cerebral cortex along with hippocampal atrophy, which in turn causes cognitive impairment. Today, over 47.5 million people worldwide suffer from Alzheimer’s or some type of dementia. While there are no successful treatments for Alzheimer’s,…