Hope for flickering light as an Alzheimer's treatment moves forward

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Hope for flickering light as an Alzheimer's treatment moves forward

The hope of flickering light to treat Alzheimer's takes another step forward in this new study, which reveals stark biochemical mechanisms: 40 Hertz stimulation triggers a marked release of signaling chemicals - cytokines. Credit: Georgia Tech / Eavenson / Karcz

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Alzheimer's Disease, Alzheimer's disease research, Gamma, gamma band activity, 40 Hertz, Flicker, signaling chemicals, signaling molecule, signaling mechanism, Signaling Pathways, Microglia, Amyloid Beta, amyloid aggragates, amyloid beta plaque, amyloid beta protein, p-tau, cytokines, cytokine regulation, cytokine research, Cytokinesis, immune activation, immune signaling, Immune biology, neuroscience, phosphoproteins, Phosphate, phosphate activation, Tau Proteins, neurofibrillary tangles, microphage, M-CSF, microphage colony-stimulating factor, schizophrenia, Schizophrenia research, Schizophrenia Treatment
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  • Created By: Ben Brumfield
  • Created On: Feb 3, 2020 - 10:45am
  • Last Updated: Feb 3, 2020 - 2:25pm