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    Default Flickering Light Mobilizes Brain Chemistry That May Fight Alzheimer's

    Georgia Institute of Technology
    February 3 2020


    For over a century, Alzheimer's disease has confounded all attempts to treat it. But in recent years, perplexing experiments using flickering light have shown promise.
    Now, researchers have tapped into how the flicker may work. They discovered in the lab that the exposure to light pulsing at 40 hertz -- 40 beats per second -- causes brains to release a surge of signaling chemicals that may help fight the disease.



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