Saturday, April 5, 2008

Helmet Help For Alzheimers

A helmet that looks like it came from a sci-fi flick may offer real help to Alzheimer's sufferers. The helmet bathes the wearer with infra-red light and only needs to be worn for ten minutes each day.

Dr Dougal says, "Currently all you can do with dementia is to slow down the rate of decay - this new process will not only stop that rate of decay but partially reverse it."

Low level infra-red red is thought to stimulate the growth of cells of all types of tissue and encourage their repair. It is able to penetrate the skin and even get through the skull.

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