Navigation Links
Could Listening to Mozart Help Doctors Spot Colon Polyps?
Date:10/31/2011

MONDAY, Oct. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors who listen to Mozart while performing colonoscopies may spot more precancerous growths, researchers suggest.

Better detection of these so-called adenomatous polyps could save lives, the study authors noted, as survival rates for colorectal cancer are better than 90 percent if the disease is detected early.

Previous research has shown that Mozart's music can provide a significant short-term boost to spatial-temporal reasoning, which involves a person's ability to compare and transform mental images in space and time. Researchers set out to determine if this phenomenon, called the "Mozart Effect," played a role in the detection rates of precancerous polyps during colonoscopies.

In their small study, two doctors performed endoscopies either while listening to Mozart or with no music at all. Both doctors improved their detection rates of potentially dangerous adenomatous polyps when they listened to music compared with their pre-study ("baseline") rates, the investigators found. But while both doctors had better results compared to their baseline rates, one doctor did slightly better in procedures without music than with music during the study.

Detection rates for the first doctor were about 67 percent while listening to music and 30 percent with no music. This was up from a baseline detection rate of 21 percent before the study began.

However, the second doctor had an adenoma detection rate of nearly 37 percent with Mozart and 40 percent without the music, compared with a baseline detection rate of 27 percent.

"Both endoscopists had higher adenoma detection rates listening to music when compared with their baseline rates," lead researcher Dr. Catherine Noelle O'Shea, of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, said in an American College of Gastroenterology news release.

The study authors suggested that the findings could help reduce the
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Natural killer cells could be key to anthrax defense
2. Medical researchers ID potential new drug target that could stop debilitating effects of MS
3. Study indicates nanoparticles could help pain-relieving osteoarthritis drugs last longer
4. Genes Could Highlight Plavix Users at Clot Risk After Stent
5. Drinking More Fluids Could Lower Mens Bladder Cancer Risk
6. Double duty for blood pressure drugs: how they could revolutionize how we treat valve disease
7. Blood test could identify smokers at higher risk for heart disease, UT Southwestern researchers find
8. Could additives in hot dogs affect incidence of colon cancer?
9. Could HPV Raise Womens Risk for Heart Disease?
10. Physical fitness could have a positive effect on eye health
11. Could Airway Abnormality Point to Autism?
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Could Listening to Mozart Help Doctors Spot Colon Polyps?
(Date:11/27/2014)... (PRWEB) November 27, 2014 In order to ... from Sharpes, Fla., designed an easy way to avoid touching ... , He then created a prototype of the patent-pending Toilet ... lower a toilet seat and/or lid in a more sanitary ... the spread of germs. Overall, it promotes good hygiene and ...
(Date:11/27/2014)... November 27, 2014 The founders of VIM ... comfortable and high functioning compression socks, are proud to announce ... use an innovative Gradient Pressure (TM) knitting technology that is ... VIM & VIGR’s commitment to adding flair and style to ... functional recently caught the eye of a writer at ...
(Date:11/27/2014)... Jeffrey Carlini has practiced public ... area providing audits, reviews, compilations, tax preparation, business ... varying size across numerous industries. Jeff has worked ... of their accounting and tax needs. , Jeff ... Program. When asking Mr. Carlini about his recent ...
(Date:11/27/2014)... Vegas, NV (PRWEB) November 27, 2014 ... 2014 shopping season has officially launched, Emassagechair.com ... and Cyber Monday Discount Event. , Negotiating on ... relationships with top massage chair brands, Emassagechair.com has generated ... their best deals and biggest discounts yet. , Shoppers ...
(Date:11/27/2014)... York, New York (PRWEB) November 27, 2014 ... of individuals who were allegedly injured by the medication ... where a federal litigation is looking ahead to a ... , According to a Scheduling Order issued earlier this ... place on December 16th at 10:00 a.m. Items likely ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:VIM & VIGR Announces Launch of Men’s Line of Compression Socks 2Health News:Jeffrey Carlini becomes Intuit Proadvisor and receives QuickBooks certification 2Health News:Emassagechair.com is Excited to Announce Their Biggest Discount Event of the Year, Starting the Day After Thanksgiving and Lasting Through The Holiday Weekend. 2Health News:Emassagechair.com is Excited to Announce Their Biggest Discount Event of the Year, Starting the Day After Thanksgiving and Lasting Through The Holiday Weekend. 3Health News:Emassagechair.com is Excited to Announce Their Biggest Discount Event of the Year, Starting the Day After Thanksgiving and Lasting Through The Holiday Weekend. 4Health News:Federal Litigation Presiding over Tylenol Lawsuits Looks Ahead to Status Conference in December, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Federal Litigation Presiding over Tylenol Lawsuits Looks Ahead to Status Conference in December, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3
... type 1 a rare disease in which tumors grow ... by crosstalk between cells in the nerves and cells in ... National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Department of Defense ... treating certain kinds of blood cancer curbs tumor growth in ...
... One errant cough or unexpected,sneeze and the workplace ... As the flu season approaches, HR managers prepare to,deal ... estimates that the cost of influenza to the U.S. ... can range from $71 billion,to $167 billion a year., ...
... Living,Inc. (NYSE: SRZ ) today announced that it ... 7, 2008, at 9:00 a.m. ET to discuss the,financial ... executive,officer (effective November 1, 2008), Richard Nadeau, chief financial,officer, ... call., The call-in number for the conference call ...
... Institute of Health and Nutrition, Latino Nutrition Coalition are ... ... Inc. (GMI), today,announced the launch of a unique, three-year, grassroots program ... nutritious food as part of their daily routine. Called Mente,Sana en ...
... Action Network, American,Heart Association, American Lung Association, American ... Oct. 30 Demonstrating again that,it is not ... Philip Morris,is launching an aggressive new campaign to ... campaign is built around a new look for ...
... LLC formally launched a,refreshed website ( ... and,potential customers on October 28, 2008. The ... target-market, including temporary,nurse staffing agencies, medical transcription ... healthcare vendors., Some of the site,s ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Researchers identify mechanism, possible drug treatment for tumors in neurofibromatosis 2Health News:Researchers identify mechanism, possible drug treatment for tumors in neurofibromatosis 3Health News:Going 'Green' May Mean Fewer Colds This Season 2Health News:Going 'Green' May Mean Fewer Colds This Season 3Health News:Sunrise to Host Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss the Company's Financial Results for the Third Quarter 2008 2Health News:General Mills, Inc. Launches One-Of-A-Kind Grassroots Health and Nutrition Initiative Designed to Help Hispanic Families Eat Better 2Health News:General Mills, Inc. Launches One-Of-A-Kind Grassroots Health and Nutrition Initiative Designed to Help Hispanic Families Eat Better 3Health News:Deadly in Pink: Philip Morris' New Look for Virginia Slims Cigarettes Shows Contempt for Women's Health 2Health News:Deadly in Pink: Philip Morris' New Look for Virginia Slims Cigarettes Shows Contempt for Women's Health 3Health News:PRN Funding Refreshes Website Experience 2
(Date:11/27/2014)... -- - New Solution That Makes JINS ... JIN Co., Ltd. will launch JINS MEME "ACADEMIC PACK" in ... or $5,000 (without tax /including two pairs of JINS MEME ... dedicated solution of "JINS MEME" to academic researchers, and it ... by electrooculography and six-axis sensors without API. (*Physiological data that ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... 26, 2014  Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR ... therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, said ... conferences. On Tuesday, December 2, the company ... Jaffray Healthcare Conference.  D. Keith Grossman , President ... the company beginning at 11:30 a.m., Eastern Standard Time ...
(Date:11/26/2014)...   Royal Philips (NYSE: ... of its portfolio of diagnostic X-ray solutions ... , ProGrade and PrimaryDiagnost[ii]. With new releases of ... U.S., and availability of all these solutions in ... innovative solutions designed to meet the needs and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:JIN to Launch JINS MEME ACADEMIC PACK in Late April 2015 2JIN to Launch JINS MEME ACADEMIC PACK in Late April 2015 3Thoratec Announces Presentations At Investor Conferences For December 2014 2Philips expands global reach of diagnostic X-Ray solutions 2Philips expands global reach of diagnostic X-Ray solutions 3
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
Medicine Products: