‘There could be multiple forms of Alzheimer’s’
First described in 1906 by doctor Alois Alzhemier, the disease bearing his name has been studied by doctors around the world for decades. There is still no cure but there is a growing body of research suggesting how our lifestyles, our environments and our diets could play a role in its development, with growing links being made between cholesterol and brain health.
Co-leader of the Alzheimer's and Prion's Diseases team at the Paris Brain Institute Marie-Claude Potier tells us that there could be more than one form of Alzheimer’s, and understanding that would help lead to possible treatments for the illness.
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