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- Music reduces stress in heart disease patients - 7.4
- Music listening improves stroke patients' recovery - 5
- Michael Jackson King of Pop passed away - 4.5
- Parkinson's patients sing in tune with creative arts therapy - 3.6
- Audio relaxation program may help lower blood pressure - 2.8
- iPhone 3GS is winning, says Apple CEO Steve Jobs - 2.1

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Parkinson's patients sing in tune with creative arts therapy
Twice a month a jam session takes place on the third floor of Northwestern Memorial's Prentice Women's Hospital. A diverse group of men and women, ranging in age and ethnicity, gather in a circle with instruments in hand and sing together. This is no ordinary jam band; all its members have Parkinson's disease. They are participating in Creative Arts for Parkinson's, a music and drama therapy program offered through Northwestern's Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center.

Musical activity may improve cognitive aging
A study conducted by Brenda Hanna-Pladdy, PhD, a clinical neuropsychologist in Emory's Department of Neurology, and cognitive psychologist Alicia MacKay, PhD, found that older individuals who spent a significant amount of time throughout life playing a musical instrument perform better on some cognitive tests than individuals who did not play an instrument.

Urgent need to prepare developing countries for surge in e-wastes
Sales of electronic products in countries like China and India and across continents such as Africa and Latin America are set to rise sharply in the next 10 years.

Michael Jackson King of Pop passed away
Michael Jackson, one of the most widely beloved entertainers and profoundly influential artists of all-time, leaves an indelible imprint on popular music and culture.

Music reduces stress in heart disease patients
Listening to music may benefit patients who suffer severe stress and anxiety associated with having and undergoing treatment for coronary heart disease.

Audio relaxation program may help lower blood pressure
An audio relaxation program lowered blood pressure more than a Mozart sonata in a group of elderly people with high blood pressure, researchers reported at the American Heart Association's 62nd Annual Fall Conference of the Council for High Blood Pressure Research.

Music listening improves stroke patients' recovery
Researchers from Finland found that if stroke patients listened to music for a couple of hours a day, their verbal memory and focused attention recovered better and they had a more positive mood than patients who did not listen to anything or who listened to audio books.

Musician's dystonia improved by stimulating hand muscles
Stimulating the hand muscles may help treat the condition called musician's dystonia. Musician's dystonia - a focal dystonia is a nerological movement disorder that causes muscles spasms in musicians.

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