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Scientific Resources, Research and Studies

Thousands of peer-reviewed academic and clinical studies demonstrate the efficiency of red light therapy. Below is a collection of the most cited research.

Mechanisms 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5215870/
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24379964
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5215870/

Circadian biology 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2717723/
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2290997/
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5863078/

Mitochondria 

https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/primer/mutationsanddisorders/mitochondrialconditions
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16124858 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3316879

Water 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4256027/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6462613/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20649429
https://www.nature.com/articles/srep12029?fbclid=IwAR0XjgQDuULmfjUSAt7ETy8Y90Vm-fJXtETyMlinNwzTKUKS_g25T8KFT7k

Collagen 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5963836/ https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1143/JJAP.3.117/meta 

Skin 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4126803/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4745411/

Wound healing 

https://www.bioopticsworld.com/biomedicine/article/16429152/photobiomodulation-regeneration-without-risk-lightenabled-tissue-repair
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5991292/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25411997 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11776448 https://www.futuremedicine.com/doi/abs/10.2217/rme.15.82

Bone repair 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12928816
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25653816

Nervous system 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23492552
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20358337
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24093608
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29890728

Muscle

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10103-017-2368-6  https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/jbio.201600176 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5026559/

Hair growth

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3944668/

Fat reduction

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5225499/

Immune system 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3643261/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5215870/
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21955546

Pain

https://jneuroinflammation.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12974-016-0679-3 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21725826?dopt=Abstract https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16706688?dopt=Abstract https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18754533?dopt=Abstract https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16979496?dopt=Abstract https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23329239?dopt=Abstract https://www.dovepress.com/use-of-low-intensity-laser-treatment-in-neuropathic-pain-refractory-to-peer-reviewed-article-IJGM 
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20682161

Stem Cells 

https://www.bioopticsworld.com/biomedicine/article/16429152/photobiomodulation-regeneration-without-risk-lightenabled-tissue-repair
https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/abs/10.1089/pho.2016.4216?journalCode=pho
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6499560/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21674545 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24871130 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4146146/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4291821/

Brain health 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25196192
https://www.mdpi.com/2304-6732/6/3/77/htm

Diabetic neuropathy

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4639677/ https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/abs/10.1089/pho.2009.2680

Teeth

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-05-coax-stem-cells-regrow-teeth.html  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17052624 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21473840 https://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25649-forget-the-dentists-drill-use-lasers-to-heal-teeth/ 

Gut-brain

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29890728 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27424097
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10103-018-2594-6

Meridians 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3838801/
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29103083

Arthritis

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1727843

Asthma 

https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/e722/09632795a8eca46bf0933ad045a007caff23.pdf

Sinusitis

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1081120610632024
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21290392

Dosing

https://www.spiedigitallibrary.org/journals/journal-of-biomedical-optics/volume-23/issue-12/120901/Review-of-light-parameters-and-photobiomodulation-efficacy–diveinto/10.1117/1.JBO.23.12.120901.full?SSO=1

Updated on May 7, 2020

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