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August 27, 2007: The DPL™ Therapy System, the home-use leader in skin rejuvenation, was recently enhanced to more efficiently treat minor muscle and joint aches, minor sprains, minor back pain, muscle spasms and the minor pain and stiffness associated with arthritis. CLICK HERE for information.
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LIGHT THERAPY RESEARCH
Dr. Daniel F. Kripke, M.D. is a licensed practicing physician certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Kripke has been researching the use of light for therapy for over 20 years and has written hundreds of medical articles about his research. Link to Dr. Kripke’s e-book, Brighten Your Life, which discusses the use of bright light to treat sleeping disorders and depression, (see chapter 9). Also see http://www.dankripke.org.
Dr. Raymond W. Lam, M.D. is
Medical Director of the Mood Disorders Centre at the University of British
Columbia (UBC) Hospital, and Head Professor
Psychiatry Department Division of Clinical Neuroscience. He has conducted
research on seasonal depression, light therapy, and circadian rhythm
disturbances amongst a number of other topics. He is author of Seasonal
Affective Disorder and Beyond: Light Treatment for SAD and non-SAD
Disorders and a co-author of the Canadian Consensus Guidelines for
Dr. Norman E. Rosenthal, M.D. is best known as the psychiatrist and scientist who first described seasonal affective disorder (SAD) or winter depression, and pioneered the use of light in its treatment during his long and distinguished career as a National Institute of Mental Health researcher. He has conducted extensive research into disorders of mood, sleep and biological rhythms. Click here for the section of his website featuring excerpts from his seminal work, Winter Blues and a self-diagnosis test for SAD.
Dr. Michael Terman, Ph.D. heads the Columbia Clinical Chronobiology Program which has been a leader in NIH-sponsored research on Seasonal Affective Disorder since the start of this field more than 15 years ago. The program focuses on the use of non-pharmacologic therapies (such as bright light) for treating different types of depression. See a three-part article on About.com about SAD by Dr. Terman and Mr. Jamie Rifkin. You can click on the first link and then click on Part 2 and 3 from that window or go to each section from our website.
The Society for Light
Treatment and Biological Rhythms (SLTBR)
News General, "All in Your Head" feature
for Mental Illness’ SAD info
Institute for Medical Research
Abstracts of various Light therapy and SAD studies, presented by Life Extension foundation, a non-profit group that funds scientific research aimed at preventing disease and extending the human life-span.
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