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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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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31
MAR
2010

Alaska Northern Lights Offers Bright Light Therapy To Combat Common Health Problems

Alaska Northern Lights manufactures a bright light therapy box that aids in treating chronic health problems such as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), depression, bipolar disorder and sleep problems. Sufferers of SAD, a form of clinical depression, include up to 25 percent of...
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24
JUN
2009

Melanopsin And Sleep Modulation: A Bright Future For Light Therapy?

Light strongly influences human physiology and notably sleep regulation. An international team of scientists, including Patrice Bourgin from CNRS ‘Institut des neurosciences cellulaires et int├ęgratives’ in Strasbourg, has just published a detailed study in PlosBiology...
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