Strong light ther­apy for heart at­tacks

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trong light, or even just day­light, could be used to treat heart at­tacks, say US re­searchers, adding to the ex­ist­ing treat­ments such as CPR (car­diopul­monary re­sus­ci­ta­tion), as­pirin, clot-busters and more. For pa­tients, this could mean that day­light ex­po­sure in­side of the hospi­tal could re­duce the dam­age that is caused by a heart at­tack, they re­port in the jour­nal

What’s the con­nec­tion be­tween light and a my­ocar­dial in­farc­tion, known com­monly as a heart at­tack? The an­swer lies, per­haps sur­pris­ingly, in the cir­ca­dian rhythm, the body’s clock that is linked to light and dark.

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