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Cardiac arrhythmias  are tackled by drugs, devices, electricity etc. How about using the light energy ?

It would be sort of revolution if we could tame dangerous cardiac arrhythmias  by optical energy.Exciting new developments are happening at Jhon Hopkins.The emerging field is optogenetics.Preliminary mouse  and human MRI models suggest  red light has a unique property to interrupt electrical  signals in cardiac tissues.(Tissue level induction of light sensitive protein?).It has been shown to revert ventricular arrhytmias.

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https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-09/uob-tol090816.php

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Curious thoughts and a corollary in Hindu mythology

optical-defibrillation

There are anecdotal reports in vedic Indian literature  where super powered sky Gods  equipped with the power of light (Lightening/IR rays ? ) can bring life to dead man on earth  . . . Is it the same  optical defibrillation we are talking about now ?

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