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Brain Wave Stimulation Reduces Amyloid Levels, Finds Mouse Study

News   Mar 15, 2019 | Original Press Release from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 
Brain Wave Stimulation Reduces Amyloid Levels, Finds Mouse Study

By exposing mice to a unique combination of light and sound, MIT neuroscientists have shown that they can improve cognitive and memory impairments similar to those seen in Alzheimer’s patients. At left, the mouse cortex shows a reduction in amyloid plaques following visual and auditory stimulation, compared to the untreated mouse at right. Credit: Gabrielle Drummond

 
 
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