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Light exposure and its applications in human health
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  • Muqing Liu,
  • Angze Li,
  • Xiaoling Wei,
  • Yajia Xie,
  • Yi Ren,
  • Xi Zhu,
  • Shangfeng Liu
Muqing Liu
Fudan University
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Angze Li
Fudan University
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Xiaoling Wei
Shanghai Stomatological Hospital
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Yajia Xie
Shanghai Stomatological Hospital
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Yi Ren
Fudan University
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Xi Zhu
Zhongshan Fudan Joint Innovation Center
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Shangfeng Liu
Fudan University

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Abstract

Light exposure has been proven to significantly impact human health, and as a result, researchers are increasingly exploring its potential benefits and drawbacks. With the advancements in understanding light and the manufacturing of light sources, modern health lighting has become widely utilized in daily life and plays a critical role in the prevention and treatment of various illnesses. The use of light in healthcare is a global trend, and many countries are actively promoting the development and application of relevant scientific research and medical technology. This field has gained worldwide attention and support from scientists and doctors alike. In this review, we examine the application of lighting in human health and recent breakthroughs in light exposure related to pathology, therapeutic strategies, molecular changes, and more. Finally, we also discuss potential future developments and areas of application.
24 Jan 2024Submitted to Journal of Biophotonics
24 Jan 2024Assigned to Editor
24 Jan 2024Submission Checks Completed
24 Jan 2024Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
28 Jan 2024Reviewer(s) Assigned
27 Feb 2024Editorial Decision: Revise Major