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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.
Researchers suggest that visible blue light is a safe and variant-agnostic therapy against SARS-CoV-2

Researchers suggest that visible blue light is a safe and variant-agnostic therapy against SARS-CoV-2

Photobiomodulation may accelerate the healing of skin damage from radiation therapy

Photobiomodulation may accelerate the healing of skin damage from radiation therapy

Development of light-based tool for the inactivation of SARS-CoV-2

Development of light-based tool for the inactivation of SARS-CoV-2

Infrared light therapy may potentially benefit people with dementia

Infrared light therapy may potentially benefit people with dementia

Experts review progress in using photobiomodulation therapy to treat diverse brain disorders

Experts review progress in using photobiomodulation therapy to treat diverse brain disorders

NIH-funded project to test light therapies to combat Alzheimer’s debilitating effects

NIH-funded project to test light therapies to combat Alzheimer’s debilitating effects

Light therapy may speed up the healing of burns by activating growth protein

Light therapy may speed up the healing of burns by activating growth protein

New tool may safely block gene linked to factors that cause heart disease

New tool may safely block gene linked to factors that cause heart disease

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