Alzheimer's disease is one of many degenerative diseases affecting the American population today and is one of the most devastating diseases. In the more recent years, Alzheimer's Disease has been researched. However, it was not always a commonly known disease and many aspects of Alzheimer's Disease still remain elusive. Enclosed is a summary of the history and discovery of Alzheimer's disease, what current research shows about it today, what is not known about Alzheimer's disease, and the future of exploring and slowing the progression of Alzheimer's disease.
"Alzheimer's Disease: A Historical Perspective,"
Sound Neuroscience: An Undergraduate Neuroscience Journal:
1, Article 5.
Available at: http://soundideas.pugetsound.edu/soundneuroscience/vol1/iss1/5