"Magnetic ray slows dementia"


An article in the Sunday Telegraph on 28.10.12 reported how a new treatment for Alzheimer’s disease that beams magnetic pulses into patients’ brains is undergoing trials in the UK.

Researchers have found that focusing a magnetic field on to patients’ heads while they answer questions or solve puzzles can reduce the symptoms of demential and improve their memories.  Early trials suggest that the treatment can be effective for up to a year.

 

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