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Huntingdon's Disease research to include Lumie lights

Lumie is supplying lights for use in a research study into Huntington’s Disease being conducted at the School of Clinical Medicine’s Neurology Unit at Cambridge University. Lumie Brazil lightboxes are being donated...


Brighten your mood with some light exercise

Spring seems to be taking its time to arrive properly with unsettled weather set to continue and even threats of snow at Easter. If you're still struggling to shake off...


Research finds 'no seasonal difference in depressive symptoms'

You may have seen the news about research that claims there's a lack of evidence of any seasonal differences in depressive symptoms. The newspapers have been quick to pick up...

January 25 2016

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Which SAD treatment is right for me?

Some new research has just been published comparing light therapy (LT) and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) as treatments for SAD. A group at the University of Vermont looked at the...


New research pinpoints brain region responsible for SAD

Experiments with swimming mice have provided researchers with a big break in identifying the region of the brain that's primed to respond to seasonal light cycle changes such as those that...

May 08 2015

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Dawn simulators v Bright lights for SAD

Dawn simulators - also called wake-up lights - have a valuable role to play in the treatment of seasonal affective disorder (SAD) according to the latest research led by medical...