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An Hour of Light and Sound a Day Might Keep Alzheimer’s at Bay

Publication: Scientific AmericanAuthor:  Angus Chen Playing a flashing white light and a trilling sound reversed signs of Alzheimer’s in mice. Researchers are now trying it in humans. “It’s a very provocative idea,” Shannon Macauley, a neuroscientist at Wake Forest School of Medicine said. “It’s noninvasive and easy and low cost, potentially, so if it were …

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Another Alzheimer’s drug failure, Where do we go from here?

Alzheimer’s disease affects so many; the numbers are staggering. As shocking as they are, they’re more than just statistics to those of us who have personally experienced, in some way, the loss the disease brings. Today 5.8 million Americans are battling an Alzheimer’s diagnosis, and this number will increase greatly as the population ages. What’s …

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