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Biologic Effects of Light 1998: Proceedings of a Symposium Basel, Switzerland November 1-3, 1998 / Edition 1
     

Biologic Effects of Light 1998: Proceedings of a Symposium Basel, Switzerland November 1-3, 1998 / Edition 1

by Michael F. Holick
 

ISBN-10: 0792385500

ISBN-13: 9780792385509

Pub. Date: 07/31/1999

Publisher: Springer US

It was the goal of the Fifth International Arnold Rikli Symposium on t he Biologic Effects of Light, held in Basel, Switzerland, on November 1-3, 1998, to review the history of phototherapy and have some of the world's leading experts on the biologic effects of light provide new p erspectives on the positive and negative effects of light. The general topics

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It was the goal of the Fifth International Arnold Rikli Symposium on t he Biologic Effects of Light, held in Basel, Switzerland, on November 1-3, 1998, to review the history of phototherapy and have some of the world's leading experts on the biologic effects of light provide new p erspectives on the positive and negative effects of light. The general topics included a broad range of biologic effects of sunlight, artifi cial ultraviolet radiation and electromagnetic radiation. Special sess ions on radiation and vitamin D and bone health, photoimmunology, biop ositive effects of UV radiation, effects of electromagnetic currents a nd fields, and ocular and non-ocular regulation of circadian rhythms a nd melatonin, should be of particular interest to readers of Biologic Effects of Light.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780792385509
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
07/31/1999
Edition description:
1999
Pages:
491
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Biologic Effects of Sun and UV Radiation. Radiation and Vitamin D3 and Bone Health. Photoimmunology. Biopositive Effects of UV Radiation. Biologic and Therapeutic Effects of Electromagnetic Currents and Fields Part I: Biomedical and Physical Aspects. Biologic and Therapeutic Effects of Electromagnetic Currents and Fields Part 2: Therapeutic Application. Ocular and Non-Ocular Regulation of Circadian Rhythms and Melatonin. Therapeutic Effects of Light. Other. Author Index. Subject Index.

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