Blue Laser Could Lead to Autism Cure

Blue Laser Could Lead to Autism Cure

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blue-laser.jpgLasers could one day cure, or at least aid in the search for drugs that treat diseases ranging from autism to schizophrenia, according to two new studies from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University and published in the online issue of the journal Nature.

A blue laser shined into a live mouse brain triggered gamma waves, which are a kind of brain wave necessary for concentration and cognition that people with autism and schizophrenia often lack.

(Continue Reading at Discovery News)

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