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Light Therapy is the treatment of disease with certain types of light. Light therapy can use lasers, LED, fluorescent lamps, and ultraviolet or infrared radiation. Also called phototherapy.
Circadian rhythm discovery may lead to improved light-therapy treatments

Circadian rhythm discovery may lead to improved light-therapy treatments

EMBL scientists develop new illumination method to manage neuropathic pain

EMBL scientists develop new illumination method to manage neuropathic pain

French scientists develop new wearable laser that eradicates skin conditions

French scientists develop new wearable laser that eradicates skin conditions

Dermatologists use novel combination therapy to restore skin color in vitiligo patients

Dermatologists use novel combination therapy to restore skin color in vitiligo patients

Phototherapeutic technology shows potential as anti-cancer weapon

Phototherapeutic technology shows potential as anti-cancer weapon

Systematic bright light exposure can improve sleep in people treated for cancer

Systematic bright light exposure can improve sleep in people treated for cancer

Sunlight exposure may help lose weight

Sunlight exposure may help lose weight

Researchers use Quest MRI to identify earliest signs of Alzheimer's disease in mice

Researchers use Quest MRI to identify earliest signs of Alzheimer's disease in mice

Researchers test orange light treatment at emergency psychiatric care

Researchers test orange light treatment at emergency psychiatric care

Researchers develop illuminated pajamas for babies being treated for jaundice

Researchers develop illuminated pajamas for babies being treated for jaundice

Novel midday bright light therapy decreases symptoms of depression in bipolar patients

Novel midday bright light therapy decreases symptoms of depression in bipolar patients

PCORI Board awards $8.6 million for new study on psoriasis treatment

PCORI Board awards $8.6 million for new study on psoriasis treatment

Scientists propose new theory that ADHD may be linked to lack of regular circadian sleep

Scientists propose new theory that ADHD may be linked to lack of regular circadian sleep

Skin transplant surgery has long-term benefit for restoring pigmentation caused by vitiligo

Skin transplant surgery has long-term benefit for restoring pigmentation caused by vitiligo

New hope for eczema from nitric oxide

New hope for eczema from nitric oxide

Experimental drug suppresses new defective PTEN cancer pathway, study finds

Experimental drug suppresses new defective PTEN cancer pathway, study finds

Officers who work afternoon shifts more likely to be tired, study finds

Officers who work afternoon shifts more likely to be tired, study finds

Preference for evening activity in type 2 diabetes patients linked to greater depression symptoms

Preference for evening activity in type 2 diabetes patients linked to greater depression symptoms

Novel non-pharmacological approach shows promise to manage chronic pain

Novel non-pharmacological approach shows promise to manage chronic pain

Research findings reveal new powerful role of sunlight on immunity

Research findings reveal new powerful role of sunlight on immunity