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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.
Psoriasis patients frequently use complementary or alternative therapies to treat their symptoms

Psoriasis patients frequently use complementary or alternative therapies to treat their symptoms

Dermatologist offers tips to help vitiligo patients care for their skin

Dermatologist offers tips to help vitiligo patients care for their skin

Light therapy may dramatically reduce neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s disease

Light therapy may dramatically reduce neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers to investigate light therapy as relief from painful side effect of cancer treatment

Researchers to investigate light therapy as relief from painful side effect of cancer treatment

Experts address sleep disorders following traumatic brain injury

Experts address sleep disorders following traumatic brain injury

Balneo-phototherapy offers greater benefit not only in psoriasis, but also in atopic eczema

Balneo-phototherapy offers greater benefit not only in psoriasis, but also in atopic eczema

Fewer daylight hours during late pregnancy may increase risk of postpartum depression

Fewer daylight hours during late pregnancy may increase risk of postpartum depression

Scientists study effects of phototherapy on cardiovascular system

Scientists study effects of phototherapy on cardiovascular system

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