New Guidance on Acupuncture, Massage, Yoga for Cancer Pain New Guidance on Acupuncture, Massage, Yoga for Cancer Pain
Integrating nonpharmacologic pain management techniques such as acupuncture, hypnosis, and music therapy may help relieve certain types of cancer-related pain, according to new joint guidelines.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Couple's $2.5M gift to UPMC Children's adds to physical, emotional care
The gifts will to add to services for people with Down syndrome as well as music therapy and behavioral health at UPMC Children's Hospital, and have meaning for the Pietrandreas. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 6, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Biogen Explores Music Therapy To Improve Walking In MS Through Partnership With MedRhythms
MedRhythms – a Portland-based digital therapeutics company has signed a lucrative deal with pharmaceutical giant Biogen to bring its music therapy offering designed to improve walking in people with multiple sclerosis a step closer to reality. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 30, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Gus Alexiou, Contributor Tags: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion /diversity-equity-inclusion Leadership /leadership Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Source Type: news

Biogen Explores Music Therapy To Improve Walking In MS Through Partnership With MedRythms
MedRythyms – a Portland-based digital therapeutics company has signed a lucrative deal with pharmaceutical giant Biogen to bring its music therapy offering designed to improve walking in people with multiple sclerosis a step closer to reality. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 30, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Gus Alexiou, Contributor Tags: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion /diversity-equity-inclusion Leadership /leadership Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Source Type: news

Featured review: Music therapy for autistic people
Tuesday, May 10, 2022 (Source: Cochrane News and Events)
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 10, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Can Complementary Therapies Ease Cancer Treatment Symptoms? What the Science Says
After Marianne Sarcich underwent treatment for breast cancer in 2016, she called an acupuncturist in hopes of easing her cancer-related anxiety—but made sure to be upfront. “I told her right away that I didn’t think this would work, I didn’t believe in it, but I was desperate,” she says. “Absolutely nothing else was helping. I only considered acupuncture to knock it off the list of possibilities.” To her shock, it helped. Over a few months of sessions, she felt the tightness of anxiety began to loosen, and Sarcich began considering other complementary options she’d dismissed ...
Source: TIME: Health - April 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elizabeth Millard Tags: Uncategorized Cancer healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Neurological music therapy rebuilds structural connectome after traumatic brain injury: secondary analysis from a randomized controlled trial - Sihvonen AJ, Siponkoski ST, Mart ínez-Molina N, Laitinen S, Holma M, Ahlfors M, Kuusela L, Pekkola J, Koskinen S, Särkämö T.
BACKGROUND: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a common and devastating neurological condition, associated often with poor functional outcome and deficits in executive function. Due to the neuropathology of TBI, neuroimaging plays a crucial role in its assess... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: TBI Source Type: news

Art and music therapy seem to help with brain disorders. Scientists want to know why
Arts therapies appear to ease brain disorders from Parkinson's to PTSD. Now, artists and scientists have launched an effort to understand how these treatments change the brain.(Image credit: Madeline Gray for NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - February 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jon Hamilton Source Type: news

To Ease Menopause Symptoms, Add a Little Melody
They say that music soothes the savage beast, but can it also soothe a miserable, menopausal woman? A recent study suggests yes. From trouble sleeping to aching joints, women can experience a range of symptoms related to the onset of menopause. These can make life unpleasant. A Turkish study, though, has found that “music might be helpful,” says Dr. Stephanie Faubion, who wasn’t involved in the research. She’s the director of the Women’s Health Clinic at the Mayo Clinic and of The North American Menopause Society, which published the study last month in its journal Menopause. [time-brightcov...
Source: TIME: Health - February 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Galadriel Watson Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Music Therapy for Improving Sleep Quality in Older Adults Music Therapy for Improving Sleep Quality in Older Adults
Might listening to music be a successful nonpharmacological intervention for improving sleep quality in older adults?Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Ukulele Class in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Ukulele Class in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Music therapy in the form of a ukulele class may help relieve stress among parents of NICU patients.Pediatric Nursing (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Impact of the Healing in Harmony program on women's mental health in a rural area in South Kivu province, Democratic Republic of Congo - Cikuru J, Bitenga A, Balegamire JBM, Salama PM, Hood MM, Mukherjee B, Mukwege A, Harlow SD.
This study used a step-wedged design... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Lullaby Effect: Music Can Speed Your Way to Sleep, Study Finds
MONDAY, April 26, 2021 -- Music hath charms to soothe you off to slumber, new research suggests. The study found that calming tunes at bedtime seem to help older people struggling with insomnia. " We found music therapy was effective for older... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 26, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Music Therapy: Why Doctors Use it to Help Patients Cope
Music therapy is increasingly used to help patients cope with stress and promote healing. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Richard Schiffman Tags: Harps Anxiety and Stress Music Phobias Content Type: Service Hospitals Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Musical Instruments Surgery and Surgeons Psychology and Psychologists Cancer Source Type: news

Effects of neurological music therapy on behavioural and emotional recovery after traumatic brain injury: a randomized controlled cross-over trial - Siponkoski ST, Koskinen S, Laitinen S, Holma M, Ahlfors M, Jordan-Kilkki P, Ala-Kauhaluoma K, Mart ínez-Molina N, Melkas S, Laine M, Ylinen A, Zasler N, Rantanen P, Lipsanen J, Särkämö T.
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) causes deficits in executive function (EF), as well as problems in behavioural and emotional self-regulation. Neurological music therapy may aid these aspects of recovery. We performed a cross-over randomized controlled trial w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news