Navigation Links
Music aids in curing dementia

Trials have shown that old people who suffer from dementia benefit from music therapy. The therapy involves professional musicians and patients playing instruments and making music. The trials have found that the therapy is popular with patients and can help them to communicate.

scientists at Imperial College London are planning to carry out a study to see if they can prove that this therapy has long term benefits for dementia sufferers. If their results are positive, the scientists are hopeful that the therapy can be introduced as a treatment for dementia patients.//

Dementia is a progressive, degenerative and irreversible brain disorder that causes intellectual impairment, disorientation and eventually death. It is estimated that 3-6% of people over 65 years of age and up to 20% of those over 85 years of age suffer from the disease.

Professor Greenfield said that while the therapy will not cure dementia it could slow down the progression of the disease. "What could be the case, and this is just an idea, is that by stimulating the brain in this way you're actually stimulating the connections you're trying to keep them working and if they are working then perhaps they would be less prone to degenerating."

Caroline Welsh, from Music for Life and one of the musicians who has played for dementia patients, said the therapy helps patients to communicate. There is a childlike quality that people suffering from dementia have, so they are reacting in an instinctive way often and sometimes their emotion is very raw and very close to the surface. "One would hope so because it is not involving high tech equipment or very expensive or toxic drugs."


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Music in link with epilepsy
2. Music training and Ginkgo biloba benefit memory
3. Music Makes you Smarter
4. Music soothes labour pain
5. Exercising To Music Found To Boost Brain Power
6. Music to help schizophrenic patients
7. Musical Instruments Pleasing To The Ear But Rough On The Skin
8. Taking Music Lesson To Reduce Stress
9. Exposure to Grating, Noise, Music Can Cause Tumors Leading To Deafness
10. Music Helps in Spreading AIDS Awareness
11. Is Music Therapy A Better Option To Treat Parkinson’s Disease
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Music aids curing dementia

(Date:9/21/2014)... 2014 Originally approved by the ... Flovent (fluticasone propionate) is a synthetic ICS therapy ... the maintenance treatment of asthma prophylactically in children ... formulations, Diskus and HFA, which received the FDA ... ingredient, fluticasone propionate, can bind to glucocorticoid receptors ...
(Date:9/21/2014)... 2014 An experienced review website in ... hosting ranking list and announced that FatCow ( http://www.top10bestseohosting.com/go/FatCow.com/ ... suppliers. , There has been a boom in ... resulted in an increase in the number of web ... at very affordable prices. VPS (Virtual Private Server) is ...
(Date:9/21/2014)... C8 lawsuits move forward in the U.S. District ... 20 possible C8 lawsuits selected for bellwether trials ... & Schulte LLC. Court records show these six C8 ... filed that represent individuals who purportedly developed kidney cancer, ... being exposed to water contaminated by the C8 chemical ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... Vegas, NV (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 ... by Dr. Kenneth Pullman that is helping thousands of ... their diabetes symptoms without shots, pills, or prescriptions has ... review. , “There are currently tens of millions ... both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, and unfortunately, ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... Islands of Loreto, Baja, Mexico (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 ... of Loreto today announced the resort did not experience ... fully operational, with all amenities and activities available. , ... September 14, 2014, bringing intense wind, rain and powerful ... Baja Peninsula, Villa del Palmar Islands of Loreto experienced ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Flovent Asthma Market Sales & SWOT Analysis and Forecasts to 2023 in New Report Available at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 2Health News:Flovent Asthma Market Sales & SWOT Analysis and Forecasts to 2023 in New Report Available at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 3Health News:Flovent Asthma Market Sales & SWOT Analysis and Forecasts to 2023 in New Report Available at LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com 4Health News:Top10BestSEOHosting.com: FatCow, GoDaddy And Bluehost Are The Best VPS Hosting Suppliers 2Health News:C8 Lawsuit Claims Move Forward as Six Possible Cases for Bellwether Trials Selected in DuPont Water Contamination Lawsuits, Reports Wright & Schulte LLC 2Health News:C8 Lawsuit Claims Move Forward as Six Possible Cases for Bellwether Trials Selected in DuPont Water Contamination Lawsuits, Reports Wright & Schulte LLC 3Health News:C8 Lawsuit Claims Move Forward as Six Possible Cases for Bellwether Trials Selected in DuPont Water Contamination Lawsuits, Reports Wright & Schulte LLC 4Health News:Diabetes Protocol: Review Exposes Kenneth Pullman’s Breakthrough Discovery About Diabetes Management 2Health News:Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto Fully Functioning After Hurricane 2Health News:Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto Fully Functioning After Hurricane 3
... following Congress, failure,to override SCHIP veto, WASHINGTON, Oct. ... Fattah:, "It,s a sad day when America,s children ... for and look after their most basic needs. It,s,a ... defend its most,vulnerable citizens., "The failure of the ...
... Must Happen Before Congressional Thanksgiving Break on State,Children,s ... "Congress cannot go home,to its Thanksgiving break ... of mind for America,s laboring families by passing ... Delgado, President and CEO of the,National Alliance for ...
... the Northern California Cancer Center, the University of Southern ... found that increased exposure to sunlight which increases ... decrease the risk of advanced breast cancer. , In ... Journal of Epidemiology, the researchers found that women with ...
... 2007 Research will be reported at TCT 2007, ... (CRF), that demonstrates that early intervention saves lives in ... pain. , Responding to media reports of recent studies ... to men, Dr. Alexandra J. Lansky, MD, Director of ...
... half of sufferers are kept awake by a variety of ... Along with typical symptoms such as acid reflux, the less ... coughing, choking, wheezing, choking, snoring, sore throat, and chest pain ... new U.S. survey. , The poll of 701 GERD patients ...
... Oct. 18 Following is a statement from ... the House,s failure to,override President Bush,s veto of ... of the Congressional Democrats and,some courageous Republicans to ... health care to children whose parents cannot,afford it. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Exposure to sunlight may decrease risk of advanced breast cancer by half 2Health News:Exposure to sunlight may decrease risk of advanced breast cancer by half 3Health News:Are women at greater risk from angioplasty? 2
(Date:9/19/2014)... , Sept. 19, 2014 Today, iHealth Lab ... from Xiaomi Ventures, Ltd. for its first institutional round ... continue expanding iHealth,s global reach, accelerate growth and innovation, ... part of the investment, Xiaomi Ventures will join iHealth,s ... of cloud infrastructure and ecommerce. "We are ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... Kiromic, LLC, a Lubbock bio-pharmaceutical company, ... former chancellor of Texas Tech University, to its board as ... after raising $1.2 billion for the university. "Kiromic ... most successful chancellor in the history of Texas Tech University, ... but also as our new vice chairman of the board. ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... N.C. , Sept. 19, 2014  For ... cloud-based drug design and development, partnering is an ... mission is to design new drugs and identify ... 2 partners to further their development. The company ... investments. To support this business model, Cloud Pharmaceuticals ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:iHealth Raises $25 Million to Fuel Growth and Global Market Share 2Former Texas Tech Chancellor Named New Vice Chairman of the Board of Kiromic, LLC 2Cloud Pharmaceuticals Announces Partnering Sessions and Presentation Schedule 2
... Data in Pediatric Patients,Presented at the American ... N.J., Nov. 11 Daiichi Sankyo,Inc. (DSI), ... study supporting,the use of colesevelam HCl in ... presented for the first time at the,American ...
... 3.5 Fold Higher ... Compared to Standard Chemotherapy, SEATTLE, Nov. 11 ... it achieved the primary,efficacy endpoint of its phase III EXTEND ... non-Hodgkin,s,lymphoma (NHL) based on a preliminary intent to treat efficacy ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Colesevelam HCl Lowered LDL Cholesterol in Pediatric Patients With Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia 2Colesevelam HCl Lowered LDL Cholesterol in Pediatric Patients With Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia 3Colesevelam HCl Lowered LDL Cholesterol in Pediatric Patients With Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia 4Colesevelam HCl Lowered LDL Cholesterol in Pediatric Patients With Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia 5Colesevelam HCl Lowered LDL Cholesterol in Pediatric Patients With Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia 6Colesevelam HCl Lowered LDL Cholesterol in Pediatric Patients With Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia 7Cell Therapeutics' Pixantrone Phase III (EXTEND) Pivotal Trial Successful in Achieving Primary Endpoint 2Cell Therapeutics' Pixantrone Phase III (EXTEND) Pivotal Trial Successful in Achieving Primary Endpoint 3Cell Therapeutics' Pixantrone Phase III (EXTEND) Pivotal Trial Successful in Achieving Primary Endpoint 4
Wire lid retractor, may be clamped to surgical drape with suture or elastic band. Small pair....
Flexible rake retractor, 3 blunt prongs....
Bayonet dressing forceps serrated jaws...
Medpor Encophthalmos Wedge mimics the contour of the orbital floor and provides volume to restore the orbit to its normal shape and size....
Medicine Products: