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Could flickering light treat Alzheimer’s?

PARIS: Scientists have used flickering LED lights to shrink, in mouse brains, the beta amyloid plaques associated with Alzheimer's Disease in humans, they reported on Wednesday. While too early to say if this could translate into a much-needed treatment for the debilitating illness, it does present a promising avenue for further research, said the team -- some of whom have started a company to do just that. "It's a big 'if'," said Li-Huei Tsai of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, who co-authored the study.…