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Music has powerful (and visible) effects on the brain — ScienceDaily

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***Arts in Healthcare Series: Music & the Brain***

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          In taking care of ourselves and others, there is no better medicine than music. Music has powerful effects on the brain and on human development. This is a particularly relevant post, sharing as it does the experience of a physician and some of the basic science about music.

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Source: Music has powerful (and visible) effects on the brain — ScienceDaily

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The Creative Apothecary Celebrates the Power of Music in Our Lives!

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Pre and post testing show reversal of memory loss from Alzheimer’s disease in 10 patients: Small trial succeeds using systems approach to memory disorders — ScienceDaily

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Small Trial, Great Possibilities:

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      This post shares the results of a small trial demonstrating the potential power of using a systems approach, with a person-centered focus, in treating memory loss in Alzheimer’s patients. Since I firmly believe the ONLY valid approach to patient care combines a systems approach with an individual focus, I am a bit surprised that the researchers did not take it for granted that this combination is the ONLY ethical approach to medicine. Having said this, this research reinforces what other studies are finding in looking at the impact of music, the arts, gardening, and other elements of a systems approach to treatment of people with dementia.

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Source: Pre and post testing show reversal of memory loss from Alzheimer’s disease in 10 patients: Small trial succeeds using systems approach to memory disorders — ScienceDaily

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The Creative Apothecary Believes in a Systems and Person-Centered Approach to Healthcare!

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