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Entries from January 28th, 2011

Can Music Therapy Help in a Crisis/Emergency Situation?

January 28th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Music Healing, Music in the News!

Tweet This morning at the University of Louisville School of Music, a fascinating lecture was delivered by Barbara Else, a certified music therapist from Tucson, Arizona.  As a matter of fact, she was called in almost immediately after the shootings there just two weeks ago. Here’s the story from our local news station: LOUISVILLE, KY […]

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More Research on the power of music with Dental Surgery

January 24th, 2011 · No Comments · Music and Dental Surgery, Music Research

Tweet J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2010 Aug 11. [Epub ahead of print] Musical Intervention Reduces Patients’ Anxiety in Surgical Extraction of an Impacted Mandibular Third Molar. Kyoung Kim Y, Kim SM, Myoung H. Primary Researcher. Abstract PURPOSE: Patients undergoing impacted mandibular third molar (IMTM) extraction often have severe perioperative anxiety, which may lead to increased […]

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New Study Proves that Music has same effect on pleasure centers of brain as sex, falling in love, and chocolate

January 10th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Music and the Brain, Music in the News!

Tweet Jan. 7, 2011 1:17 PM ET New YORK (AP) — Whether it’s the Beatles or Beethoven, people like music for the same reason they like eating or having sex: It makes the brain release a chemical that gives pleasure, a new study says. The brain substance is involved both in anticipating a particularly thrilling […]

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Using Music to prevent Bed Sores in Nursing Homes?

January 1st, 2011 · 4 Comments · Music and the Golden Years, Music in the Hospital, Music in the News!

Tweet I was thrilled to open my local newspaper this morning (the Louisville Courier-Journal) and find a major news story about how music is being used in Kentucky nursing homes to prompt the staff to re-position patients who are bed-ridden.  Enjoy! Bedsores can be a serious problem for the elderly, but a University of Cincinnati […]

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