14
JUL
2015

Let There Be Light

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Some 95 years ago a little known researcher named Dinshah P. Ghadiali gave us a great gift.  Over a period of 40 some years he engaged in the application of light therapy in the treatment of over 400 different health and medical issues.  The purpose of this brief article is not...
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02
MAR
2015

Sweden restaurant leverages LEDs to grow herbs and produce for in-house use

The Upper House restaurant located in the Gothia Towers building in Gothenburg, Sweden is using a Heliospectra LX60 intelligent horticultural LED lighting system to grow some of its own herbs and vegetables in small indoor gardens at its 25th-floor location. The restaurant has...
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14
FEB
2015

Scottish scientists reduce speed of light in free space

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Although the speed of light can be slowed slightly as it travels through materials such as water or glass, it was until now thought impossible for photons to be slowed as they travel through free space. Now, in a Science Express paper, researchers from the University of Glasgow...
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26
JAN
2015

LED lighting increases milk production at Michigan dairy

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Michigan State University has announced the results of a long-day lighting (LDL) research project at Wing Acres Dairy in Barry County, MI. Researchers from the school’s Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Department worked with the Michigan Milk Producers Association...
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16
DEC
2014

GreenLight Laser shows promising results in treatment of enlarged prostates

A new study in the use of GreenLight Laser therapy to treat enlarged prostates is already yielding positive results at The Scarborough Hospital (TSH). Urologists Drs. Edward Woods, William Baldwin and Nick Logarakis of TSH are participating along with two other Ontario hospitals....
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29
OCT
2013

What is Light Therapy

Description Light therapy involves the use of visible light or non-visible ultraviolet light to treat a variety of conditions. Overview Some forms of light therapy, such as light boxes, ultraviolet (UV) light therapy, and photodynamic therapy, are used in mainstream medicine....
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05
JUN
2013

Improving Sleep And Promoting Recovery In Patients With Mild TBI Using Bright Light Therapy

A new study suggests that bright light therapy may improve sleep, cognition, emotion and brain function following mild traumatic brain injury (TBI). Results show that six weeks of morning bright light therapy resulted in a marked decrease in subjective daytime sleepiness. This...
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01
MAR
2013

Does Aggressive Phototherapy Increase Mortality while Decreasing Profound Impairment among the Smallest and Sickest Newborns?

J Perinatol. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2013 March 1. Published in final edited form as: J Perinatol. 2012 September; 32(9): 677–684. Published online 2012 May 31. doi:  10.1038/jp.2012.64   Abstract Objective Aggressive phototherapy (AgPT) is widely used and...
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13
JAN
2013

Alzheimer’s Patients Benefit From Light Therapy

Exposure to light appears to have therapeutic effects on Alzheimer’s disease patients, a Wayne State University researcher has found. In a study published recently in the Western Journal of Nursing Research, LuAnn Nowak Etcher, Ph.D., assistant professor of nursing,...
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04
JAN
2013

Light Therapy May Aid Traumatic Brain Injury

By Charles Bankhead , Staff Writer, MedPage Today Reviewed by Robert Jasmer, MD; Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco and Dorothy Caputo, MA, RN, BC-ADM, CDE, Nurse Planner March 20, 2011-Two patients with long-term deficits from...
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