Is Low-level Laser Therapy an effective method to alleviate pain induced by active orthodontic alignment arch-wire? A randomized clinical trial.
ConclusionsLLLT is effective in alleviating the intensity and duration of pain experienced by patients after the engagement of alignment arch-wire. However, there is no specific indication for the usage of LLLT according to the amount of crowding. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - December 6, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

The Academy of Laser Dentistry Partners Again with the Greater New York Dental Meeting to Provide Unbiased Laser Training
3 Essential Sessions Will Provide a Glimpse of What ’s Aheadat the ALD ’s Annual Meeting in AprilCoral Springs, FL – November 12, 2018 – For the 11th consecutive year, the Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD) will carry on its mission of providing unbiased, non-commercial laser education and training with three hands-on sessions during the upcoming Greater New York Dental Meeting.According to ALD executive director Gail Siminovsky, “We’re pleased to announce that the, ALD is continuing its tradition of sponsoring several objective CE programs, taught by some of the world’s most prominent laser dentistry expe...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - November 14, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Lasers Promising for Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause Lasers Promising for Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause
Laser therapy is effective and safe for genitourinary syndrome of menopause, including vaginal dryness and painful intercourse, a small study shows, but the FDA has not yet approved the procedure.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Ways to get rid of dark underarms
The skin under the arms can sometimes become darker in color than the rest of the body. Dark underarms are often the result of acanthosis nigricans (AN), which has several causes. These include hormonal disorders, genetics, and obesity. Treatments include home remedies, medication, and laser therapy. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Celebrity hype about vaginal rejuvenation confuses proven treatment with puffed up promises
Vaginal laser therapy is being touted as a fix-all for both medical and cosmetic procedures, in no small part due to celebrity preening about its miraculousness. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - August 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Opinion Source Type: news

Intralesional Laser Therapy for Dermal Filler Complications Intralesional Laser Therapy for Dermal Filler Complications
Is intralesional laser treatment a safe and effective treatment option for complications caused by dermal filler treatments?Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Laser Treatment of Congenital Melanocytic Naevi Laser Treatment of Congenital Melanocytic Naevi
Laser treatment of congenital melanocytic naevi is controversial, with varying results and unknown effect on malignancy risk. This review examined the efficacy and safety of laser therapy for CMN.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Capillus Leaves Lasting Impression at AAD ’s 76th Annual Meeting
Laser Therapy Delights Dermatologists Seeking Reputable, Non-Invasive Hair Loss Treatments for Patients(PRWeb March 22, 2018)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/03/prweb15353898.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - March 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Laser therapy may reduce pain more quickly than shock wave therapy for patients with plantar fasciitis
According to a study published online in the journal Foot & Ankle International, low-level laser therapy (LLLT) may be more effective than extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) in short-term pain reduction for patients with plantar fasciitis.  (Source: Orthogate - Latest News)
Source: Orthogate - Latest News - January 28, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Featured Editors Choice News Source Type: news

‘We Made Little Spring Rolls With Their Feet.’ These Bears Are Getting Special Treatment for Their Wildfire-Burned Paws
(SAN FRANCISCO) — Veterinarians successfully used alternative medical treatments such as acupuncture on three wild animals burned in the Southern California wildfires, although one patient — a 5-month-old mountain lion — did keep eating his fish-skin and corn-husk bandages, vets at the University of California, Davis said Wednesday. Rescuers brought two adult bears, one of them pregnant, and the young mountain lion to veterinarians with the state Department of Fish and Wildlife and the university after the animals were hurt in the largest wildfire in state history. They were found in the Los Padres Nation...
Source: TIME: Health - January 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ellen Knickmeyer / AP Tags: Uncategorized animals APH healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Low-level laser therapy and anesthetic infiltration for orofacial pain in patients with fibromyalgia: a randomized clinical trial.
CONCLUSIONS:The LLLT by GaAlAs and anesthetic infiltration of lidocaine 2% were equally effective to control orofacial pain in FM individuals. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - December 29, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

‘Please take good care of our baby sister’: Help for Addison’s hemangioma
Most parents dress their baby girls in headbands for fun. But for Addison Quandt, these accessories, adorned with bows and flowers, weren’t a frivolous fashion statement. Instead, they helped hold in place the gauze that covered a large hemangioma on the back of her neck. “People always said what a fashionable baby she was,” says her mom, Dianne. “If they only knew.” Addison was born with four hemangiomas, common benign vascular tumors that typically appear as red birthmarks within a week or two of birth. In many cases, they don’t cause problems and clear up without treatment. But not only weren’t Addison’s...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - October 30, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Jessica Cerretani Tags: Diseases & Conditions Our Patients’ Stories Dr. Belinda Dickie Dr. Denise Adams Dr. Marilyn Liang hemangioma Vascular Anomalies Center Source Type: news

Long-term evaluation of the effect of low-level laser therapy on orthodontic miniscrew stability and peri-implant gingival condition: A randomized clinical trial
ConclusionsLLLT can be suggested as a clinical adjuvant for improving clinical success with miniscrew treatment. However, more long-term studies incorporating more study subjects is deemed necessary to further validate the study results (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 27, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

A Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Laser Therapy for Hypertrophic Burn Scars
The objective of this systematic review was to assess the effectiveness of laser therapy for the treatment of hypertrophic burn scars. Improvements in scar symptoms following laser treatment were reported in 11 of the 12 included studies (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Does laser therapy for knee pain work?
Laser therapy is an experimental type of treatment being offered for knee pain. We look at the science behind it, and benefits or risks of laser therapy. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news