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Treatment with light benefits Alzheimer’s patients, Wayne State University finds

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, reported that patients treated with blue-green light were perceived by their caregivers as having improved… Treatment with light benefits Alzheimer’s patients, Wayne State University finds   



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