Author Archive | Dr. Alice Cash

Sleep Apnea? Didgeridoo could help!

Tweet Hold the presses! Here’s a new study about sleep apnea, something that affects so many people around the world! Cure for obstructive sleep apnea: didgeridoo? The didgeridoo has been used for over 1500 years in the Kakadu region of Australia’s Northern Territory. Apparently, it is now investigated as a treatment of obstructive sleep apnea […]

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New Research on Music Medicine with Hospitalized Children

Tweet Paediatr Anaesth. 2009 Oct 23. [Epub ahead of print]School-aged children’s experiences of postoperative music medicine on pain, distress, and anxiety. Nilsson S, Kokinsky E, Nilsson U, Sidenvall B, Enskär K. Department of Paediatric Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Unit, The Queen Silvia Children’s Hospital, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Göteborg. Aim: To test whether postoperative music listening […]

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I've Come Full Circle!

Tweet I’ve Come Full Circle! Last night I had a once in a lifetime experience.  The dear man who has been my mentor in the field of music medicine for twenty years now, was in the hospital recovering from an emergency appendectomy, and I was able to deliver him a set of my surgery headphones […]

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