Psychology & Psychiatry

Mayo Clinic Minute: Lift your mood with light therapy

Added stress of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with the cold, dark days of winter, can do a number on a person's mental health and could lead to seasonal affective disorder—a type of depression that's related to ...

Genetics

Restoring vision by gene therapy

Humans rely dominantly on their eyesight. Losing vision means inability to read, recognize faces or find objects. Macular degeneration is one of the major causes of visual impairment around the globe; close to 200 million ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

A new method to treat insomnia

Insomnia disorder is the second-most common mental health problem and a major risk factor for depression. Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBTi) is the treatment of choice and has successfully been provided through ...

Neuroscience

Can light therapy help improve mood in people with concussion?

People with mild traumatic brain injury who are exposed to early morning blue light therapy may experience a decrease in depression and other concussion symptoms, according to a preliminary study released today that will ...

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