It’s a goofy looking thing, but it sure pins the “what if?” meter.
Scientists in the UK are beginning tests of a helmet that will deliver infrared rays to Alzheimer’s patients, under the theory that it might be possible to reverse the effects of the horrible disease.
Says the Alzheimer’s Society…
A treatment that reverses the effects of dementia rather than just temporarily halting its symptoms could change the lives of the hundreds of thousands of people who live with this devastating condition.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories.