Transcranial Electromagnetic Treatment in Alzheimer’s Disease: Early Promising Results? (JAD / Bazian)

Summary

Transcranial Electromagnetic Treatment (TEMT) for persons with mild / moderate Alzheimer’s Disease, delivered ia a bathing cap-style head device called the MemorEM, appears to bring about various statistically significant improvements without any observable adverse effects. Benefits are said to include:

“ …cognitive enhancement, changes to CSF / blood AD markers, and evidence of stable / enhanced brain connectivity”.

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Reference

Electromagnetic ‘bathing cap’ shows promise in early Alzheimer’s disease trial. London: NHS Digital; Behind the Headlines, September 19th 2019.

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Reference

Arendash, G. Cao, C. [and] Abulaban, H. [et al] (2019). A clinical trial of transcranial electromagnetic treatment in Alzheimer’s Disease: cognitive enhancement and associated changes in cerebrospinal fluid, blood, and brain imaging. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. September 3rd 2019; Vol.71(1): pp.57-82.

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