music therapy

posted on May 1, 2006 - 2:45pm
The Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York recently studied the effects of hearing music on 69 adult cancer patients. Remarkably, those who received music therapy reported a 37 percent drop in mood disturbance and 28 percent less anxiety than the other patients. “Researchers know music can affect brainwaves, brain circulation and stress hormones,” says ABC News’ consumer medical...

The secret weapon for respiratory health

posted on May 1, 2005 - 9:40am
Did you know that singing or playing a musical instrument is good for your respiratory system? Don’t get me wrong: I’m not talking about the drums, piano or guitar. From the trumpet to your vocal cords, any instrument that takes lung power may help you maintain or improve breathing.