Tag Archives: Light

Novo Nordisk wins FDA green light for ‘holy grail’ diabetes drug Rybelsus

Game on. Friday, the FDA approved Novo Nordisk’s Rybelsus—or, as industry watchers know it, oral semaglutide—to control blood sugar in Type 2 diabetes patients. And with the drug boasting stellar data and head-to-head study wins against top products in the field, the green light is expected to majorly shake things up. “This ability to now… Read More »

Medical News Today: UV light could reduce hospital-acquired infections

A new study shows that ultraviolet disinfection technology eliminates up to 97.7 percent of pathogens in the operating room. Using this light wavelength might help defeat superbugs. Could light help lower the risk of dangerous infections in hospitals? The study, published in the American Journal of Infection Control, examined the effects of a type of… Read More »

Dogfish Head Brewed a Light IPA That Has Half the Calories and All the Flavor

Craft brewery Dogfish Head has created the first light, low-calorie IPA. As in, there’s finally a light beer that tastes like something besides light beer. The new Slightly Mighty Low-Cal IPA measures 4 percent alcohol and 95 calories, putting it on par (nutrition-wise) with Michelob Ultra. If it seems odd that it’s taken so long… Read More »

Can You Decrease Jet Lag With Exposure to Light?

By Dr. Mercola Your body is designed to run on a 24-hour cycle, or circadian rhythm. Many things can throw this delicate cycle off, however, including traveling across multiple time zones. When there’s a disconnect between what time your body thinks it should be, and what the actual local time is, the resulting condition is… Read More »