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"Music Therapy" means the specialized professional, therapeutic use of music in the service to individuals with needs in mental health, physical health, habilitation, rehabilitation, special education, self-care or personal growth.
Listening to music for 30 minutes a day provides benefits after heart attack

Listening to music for 30 minutes a day provides benefits after heart attack

Latest research on physics of the brain to be presented at 2020 APS March Meeting

Latest research on physics of the brain to be presented at 2020 APS March Meeting

A collaborative partnership to understand the impact of music therapies on mental health

A collaborative partnership to understand the impact of music therapies on mental health

Horseback riding along with brain-building tasks can benefit children with neurodevelopmental disorders

Horseback riding along with brain-building tasks can benefit children with neurodevelopmental disorders

Virtual reality during chemotherapy could help improve breast cancer patients' quality of life

Virtual reality during chemotherapy could help improve breast cancer patients' quality of life

Listening to music reduces symptom severity, pain intensity in breast cancer patients

Listening to music reduces symptom severity, pain intensity in breast cancer patients

Using AI to adapt and personalize live radio for people living alone with dementia

Using AI to adapt and personalize live radio for people living alone with dementia

Engaging in musical activities can improve social communication skills of autistic children

Engaging in musical activities can improve social communication skills of autistic children

Listening to yoga music before sleep has beneficial impact on heart rate variability

Listening to yoga music before sleep has beneficial impact on heart rate variability

Music therapy shows promise for improving lives of people with sickle cell disease

Music therapy shows promise for improving lives of people with sickle cell disease

Listening to music enhances effect of anti-hypertensive drugs

Listening to music enhances effect of anti-hypertensive drugs

Music therapy helps treat combat-related psychological injuries in military personnel

Music therapy helps treat combat-related psychological injuries in military personnel

Baycrest study could pave way to affordable, easy-to-use treatment for MCI patients

Baycrest study could pave way to affordable, easy-to-use treatment for MCI patients

Music therapy does not improve autism symptoms in children, say researchers

Music therapy does not improve autism symptoms in children, say researchers

Music therapy helps strengthen muscle activity in people with Parkinson's disease

Music therapy helps strengthen muscle activity in people with Parkinson's disease

New book offers guidance on how to deliver systematic approaches in forensic music therapy

New book offers guidance on how to deliver systematic approaches in forensic music therapy

New findings support use of integrative therapies for treating breast cancer patients

New findings support use of integrative therapies for treating breast cancer patients

Favorite music has greatest impact on brain connectivity

Favorite music has greatest impact on brain connectivity

Music therapy decreases pain in patients recovering from spine surgery

Music therapy decreases pain in patients recovering from spine surgery

Research provides insight into how infants and mothers bond through songs

Research provides insight into how infants and mothers bond through songs