New device hopes to slow down Alzheimer's

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Researchers at an Arizona hospital are hoping a new device can slow down the progression of Alzheimer's Disease. (WPVI)

Researchers at an Arizona hospital are hoping a new device can slow down the progression of Alzheimer's Disease.

They started testing the Memor-E-M.

It has a cap and a transmitter which delivers radio-frequency energy deep into the front of the brain.

Patients will get two one-hour treatments a day for 60 days.

They they'll be tracked to see if it slows down their dementia.

The technique showed promise in mice. This is the first government-sanctioned test in humans.
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