Ugh, those damn UK tabloids pass things off as legitimate news all the time. Occasionally you can visit Drudge and see some "Scientists Find Cure For Cancer", but then once you realize it's a .uk link...it's not even worth a peek.
More like a dignity-reversing helmet. Jesus, some people will believe anything.
If you were to one day ask yourself, “What is the dumbest thing I could wear on my head so people would be certain that I’m crazy?” I’m pretty sure that would be fairly close to your vision.
Of course, having said that if I found out that I had Alzheimer’s and that chewing on a dog bone throughout the day would help, then I would be a dog bone-chewing motherfucker. Alzheimer’s is a fucked-up disease.