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Ultraviolet Therapy

"Ultraviolet Therapy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The use of ultraviolet electromagnetic radiation in the treatment of disease, usually of the skin. This is the part of the sun's spectrum that causes sunburn and tanning. Ultraviolet A, used in PUVA, is closer to visible light and less damaging than Ultraviolet B, which is ionizing.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Ultraviolet Therapy" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Ultraviolet Therapy" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 47 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2012 and 2014 and 2018
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