A lighting installation at a care home in Denmark is using tuned light in an attempt to manage serotonin and melatonin levels in elderly patients.
A Norwegian hospital is using orange light to reduce hyperactivity and anxiety in psychiatric patients.
A major research project on the effects of bright light therapy on dementia patients has been launched in Norway.
LEDs are safe – that’s the verdict of a European Union committee specialising in emerging health risks, in a new report on the potential hazards of LED lighting.
Sleep coach Nick Littlehales helps elite athletes to achieve peak performance by promoting healthy sleep cycles. He tells Kam Dhatt why light is fundamental to success
Lux's applications editor, John Bullock, delves deep into the world of Human Centric Lighting, in an attempt to find its soul.
In our latest design clinic Lux's technical editor, Alan Tulla, considers the best ways to light a treatment room.
A UV expert will consider the possibilities of UV lighting at next week’s Lighting Fixture Design conference in central London. UV can be used for a wide spectrum of applications, but most importantly it can be utilised to prevent infection, something that could bring wide ranging benefits not only to British hospital wards, but to people living in third world nations.
Human Centric Lighting and circadian rhythms have become much more common terms over the period of the last year. But, despite the rise in awareness, not everyone knows how best to use this new knowledge when designing new lighting fixtures. At Lux's upcoming Lighting Fixture Design Conference we intend to close the gap between know-how and real-world application.
Scientist who discovered human centric lighting shares tips with Lux. PLUS: Lighting based indoor positioning set to revolutionise US stores. AND: Health fears makes city think twice about LED. Lux Today 24 January 2017.
Could LED help to cure Alzheimer’s? PLUS: Well and Breeam environmental standards to join forces. AND: Winner of Illuminated River competition revealed in London. Lux Today 13 December 2016.
Flashing LED lights in the eyes of mice has been found to drastically reduce the levels of plaque in the brain, which in human beings can cause Alzheimer’s disease.
Research conducted by scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) found that light encouraged protective cells to destroy harmful proteins that accumulate in the brain prompting the onset of dementia.