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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.
‘First-line’ role for sleep deprivation in suicidal bipolar patients

‘First-line’ role for sleep deprivation in suicidal bipolar patients

Treating depression fails to reverse cognitive deficits in bipolar disorder

Treating depression fails to reverse cognitive deficits in bipolar disorder

FDA approves OLYSIO (simeprevir) for treatment of chronic hepatitis C infection

FDA approves OLYSIO (simeprevir) for treatment of chronic hepatitis C infection

Study on women's preferences, decision-making patterns regarding treatment for depression during, after pregnancy

Study on women's preferences, decision-making patterns regarding treatment for depression during, after pregnancy

Delaying umbilical cord clamping after birth benefits newborn babies

Delaying umbilical cord clamping after birth benefits newborn babies

Study suggests bright light therapy may improve sleep and brain function post mild TBI

Study suggests bright light therapy may improve sleep and brain function post mild TBI

Northwestern Medicine expert offers tips to battle seasonal affective disorder

Northwestern Medicine expert offers tips to battle seasonal affective disorder

NuFACE receives FDA clearance for Trinity Facial Toning Device

NuFACE receives FDA clearance for Trinity Facial Toning Device

Study demonstrates memory-enhancing effects of low-level light therapy

Study demonstrates memory-enhancing effects of low-level light therapy

Comprehensive overview of vascular risk factors to Alzheimer's disease

Comprehensive overview of vascular risk factors to Alzheimer's disease

Combined antimicrobial and light therapy effective for treating foot ulcers

Combined antimicrobial and light therapy effective for treating foot ulcers

FDA approves Stiefel’s Sorilux Foam sNDA to treat for scalp psoriasis

FDA approves Stiefel’s Sorilux Foam sNDA to treat for scalp psoriasis

Nanoparticles for non-invasive photodynamic therapy of deep cancer

Nanoparticles for non-invasive photodynamic therapy of deep cancer

Fighting the physical consequences of jet lag in elite athletes

Fighting the physical consequences of jet lag in elite athletes

Skin transplants benefit vitiligo patients

Skin transplants benefit vitiligo patients

Skin transplant surgery safe and effective for patients with vitligo

Skin transplant surgery safe and effective for patients with vitligo

Study reveals new evidence of trans-cranial bright light's effect to brain functions

Study reveals new evidence of trans-cranial bright light's effect to brain functions

Study finds large amounts of melanopsin in the human brain

Study finds large amounts of melanopsin in the human brain

IDS, AADA disappointed in postponement of vote by Idaho on indoor tanning bed legislation

IDS, AADA disappointed in postponement of vote by Idaho on indoor tanning bed legislation

Hand rejuvenation therapy effective for reducing damage

Hand rejuvenation therapy effective for reducing damage