Alzheimer's diseaseAlz·hei·mer's disease
An example of someone who had Alzheimer's disease was Barry Goldwater.
Origin of Alzheimer's diseaseafter A. Alzheimer (1864-1915), German physician who first described it
Origin of Alzheimer's diseaseAfter Alois Alzheimer (1864-1915), German neurologist
Named after Alois Alzheimer (June 14, 1864 - December 19, 1915), a German neurologist who described the disease in 1906.