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IN BRIEF: Infra-red key to hold back dementia.

MEDICAL experts believe they could have found the key to turning back the brain's biological clock and reversing the effects of dementia and memory loss.

Pioneering research has shown that regular exposure to safe low-level infrared light can improve learning performance and kick-start the cognitive function of the brain.

The results are a scientific breakthrough as medical treatments for dementia can currently only slow down brain deterioration, and now human trials are to start to see if the treatment could provide a cure to illnesses like Alzheimer's.
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Publication:Daily Post (Liverpool, England)
Date:Jan 25, 2008
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