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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.
UTA researchers investigate a new approach to better treat battlefield TBIs

UTA researchers investigate a new approach to better treat battlefield TBIs

Light therapy offers a safe, cost-effective alternative for treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

Light therapy offers a safe, cost-effective alternative for treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

Ultraviolet light therapy reduces viral load in critically ill COVID-19 patients

Ultraviolet light therapy reduces viral load in critically ill COVID-19 patients

Researchers develop first wearable device to precisely monitor jaundice in newborns

Researchers develop first wearable device to precisely monitor jaundice in newborns

Light therapy is safe and can benefit patients with TBI, shows study

Light therapy is safe and can benefit patients with TBI, shows study

Biologic therapy for psoriasis could lead to significant reduction in heart disease

Biologic therapy for psoriasis could lead to significant reduction in heart disease

Migraine patients may benefit from green light therapy

Migraine patients may benefit from green light therapy

Landmark 30-year study describes clinical course of patients with Crigler-Najjar syndrome

Landmark 30-year study describes clinical course of patients with Crigler-Najjar syndrome

Bright light therapy can be effective treatment for seasonal affective disorder

Bright light therapy can be effective treatment for seasonal affective disorder

Fat cells can sense light, not getting enough raises risk of metabolic diseases

Fat cells can sense light, not getting enough raises risk of metabolic diseases

Lack of exposure to sunlight may increase metabolic syndrome risk

Lack of exposure to sunlight may increase metabolic syndrome risk

Blue light exposure therapy can aid in healing people with mTBI

Blue light exposure therapy can aid in healing people with mTBI

Extending ‘healthspan’: Brain scientists tap into the secrets of living well longer

Extending ‘healthspan’: Brain scientists tap into the secrets of living well longer

Fetuses see more than previously believed

Fetuses see more than previously believed

Fetuses may be able to see more than previously believed

Fetuses may be able to see more than previously believed

Systematic review: Evidence about effectiveness of blue light therapy for acne is lacking

Systematic review: Evidence about effectiveness of blue light therapy for acne is lacking

Dental health, diet may have an impact on psoriasis development and severity

Dental health, diet may have an impact on psoriasis development and severity

Teenagers sleep 43 more minutes each night after intervention that reset their body clocks

Teenagers sleep 43 more minutes each night after intervention that reset their body clocks

Researchers discover mechanism behind how intense light can protect against heart attacks

Researchers discover mechanism behind how intense light can protect against heart attacks

New study evaluates effectiveness of blue light to reduce symptoms of psoriasis

New study evaluates effectiveness of blue light to reduce symptoms of psoriasis