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At Boston Children’s Hospital, there’s music in the air — for therapy

Joanna Bereaud rolled her cart down the hospital’s hallway. A patient was waiting for her treatment — delivered by maraca and drum.<p>Bereaud, a music …

Music Therapy Means Letting Go Of Language

Inside the emerging practice that’s using music as medicine<p>I’m sitting in an office on the edge of Manhattan’s Koreatown with a small marimba in my …

Breast Cancer

How Music Therapy Can Get Your Class Working In Harmony

Music therapy is much more than a band aid. It’s a creative outlet, a means of expression and way for children to find their voice, says Lloyd …

How Music Therapy Can Lift Body and Soul for Patients

Even though patient Garrett Lambert is in an isolation room at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, meaning visitors must don …

A Neurologist’s View of Music Therapy in Patients With Brain Trauma

Dr. Baxter Allen, a neurologist in fellowship training in the area of brain trauma, give us a description of how sound is received and incorporated …

Understanding the NDIS: how does the scheme view music therapy?

<i>On July 1 2016, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) moved from a trial phase to a full national roll-out. This is the last article in our</i> …

Autism

Concetta Tomaino and the Healing Power of Music

By Deborah HarkinsWho knew that music has the power to help stimulate the memory of patients with Alzheimer’s disease; help Parkinson’s patients …

Art Therapy Helps Marine Heal From Traumatic Brain Injury

• July 19, 2016<br>• News<br>• By Shannon Collins<br>• DoD News, Defense Media Activity<p>As each brushstroke touches the page, blending the shades and drawing out the …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

What is Music Therapy?

When faced with challenges recovering from heart disease or stroke, it’s important to have emotional support. That is why we created a network to …

Making people’s minds, bodies sing through music therapy

TOKYO — Kyoko Wada discovered music therapy while undergoing treatment for osteoarthritis, and decided to make it her life’s work. She now helps …

Music as therapy in early history.

2015;217:143-58. doi: 10.1016/bs.pbr.2014.11.025. Epub 2015 Jan 31.<p>1Center for Biomedical Research in Music, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, …

Flute

Drexel study: Music can lessen anxiety, reduce pain in cancer patients

Bob Marley famously sang, "one good thing about music is that when it hits you, you feel no pain."<p>A Drexel University researcher is inclined to agree.<p>…

Mom's singing may help preemies thrive

The soothing sound of mom singing may help premature newborns breathe easier, a new review finds.<p>The analysis of more than a dozen clinical trials found that music therapy helped stabilize premature newborns' breathing rate during their time in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).<p>For the most …

Pregnancy