In order to stem the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, the University of Basel has reduced its research and operations to a bare minimum. But despite these challenging circumstances, numerous new projects have emerged, including a survey on the subject of “COVID-19 & Sleep.”
Prof. Christian Cajochen held a lecture at the Lighting Events in Bregenz entitled “Light Beyond Vision”. Afterwards, TiL seized the opportunity to talk to him personally and get some in-depth information about the risks and benefits of LED lighting.
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It affects a third of us. Around 30 percent of the Swiss population are said to suffer from sleep problems: Difficulties falling and staying asleep, loud snoring and waking during the night, waking up early, struggling to get out of bed in the morning.
How light therapy can treat disorders from depression to Alzheimer’s disease.
Just as the ear has two purposes — hearing and telling you which way is up — so does the eye. It receives the input necessary for vision, but the retina also houses a network of sensors that detect the rise and fall of daylight. With light, the body sets its internal clock to a 24-hour cycle regulating an estimated 10 percent of our genes.