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Anti-dementia Helmet Undergoing Trials

by Savitha C Muppala on July 15, 2008 at 7:15 PM
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 Anti-dementia Helmet Undergoing Trials

Trials are on, for what could be a new treatment for sufferers of dementia. This method, which is the first of its kind, employs the use of anti-dementia helmet that emits reduced levels of infrared light.

This method, a brain child of County Durham GP Gordon Dougal, works by exposing the patient to reduced levels of infrared light by means of a helmet needed to be worn for 10 minutes in a day.

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An American businessman, Clem Fennell, frustrated with his attempts to find relief from the suffering, opted to participate in the trials of the new anti-dementia helmet therapy.

It has worked wonders on Clem Fennell, according to his wife, who is beginning to see her husband get back his earlier personality, which was fading away due to dementia. She said, "My husband was fading away. It is as if he is back. His personality is showing again. We are thrilled."

Dr Dougal is happy with the initial results and is looking forward to a detailed clinical trial.



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