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The sound of healing: Study says sound-stimulation could help Alzheimer’s patients

April 21, 2016

CTV News | Apr. 20, 2016

A recent study found that sitting down patients in a chair with built-in speakers and subjecting them to sound stimulation at 40 hertz had “promising” results in terms of increasing their cognition, clarity and alertness. The research, which was undertaken by researchers from the University of Toronto, Wilfrid Laurier University and the Baycrest Centre hospital in Toronto, studied the effects on 18 participants with different stages of the disease (six mild, six moderate and six severe) after six sessions of treatment. Watch more.