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Using sound to manage chronic pain

Posted November 7, 2013

Women with chronic pain may be more sensitive to sounds than their male counterparts, researchers at Simon Fraser University have found. The finding emerged as part of a study related to the therapeutic use of music for chronic pain (CP) patients. SFU lead researcher Mark Nazemi was comparing the sensitivity of chronic pain and healthy controls on a range of audio frequencies.

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Explore Healing Music and Sounds

Posted January 30, 2013

In the Greek myth of Orpheus, we find a powerful testimony to the power of music. Throughout his journey in the underworld, Orpheus played his lyre and sang. His music pacified the dark forces, bringing tears to the eyes of the gods and softening their hearts. Music stirs emotion. It is no wonder that music has been called the language of the soul. Music can soothe, energize, enervate, or fan passions.

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Scientists Study the Factors that Influence the Concentration of Lutein, an Antioxidant Found in Soybeans

Posted April 30, 2012

Soybeans contain several chemicals with health benefits, including the antioxidant lutein. While its not an essential nutrient for humans, lutein has been associated with eye, skin, and heart health.

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Wayne State Study Finds Soybean Compounds Enhances Effects of Cancer Radiotherapy

Posted April 30, 2012

A Wayne State University researcher has shown that compounds found in soybeans can make radiation treatment of lung cancer tumors more effective while helping to preserve normal tissue.

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The Pros and Cons of Soybeans

Posted April 30, 2012

Soybeans have had a lot of publicity lately as to whether eating foods with soy content is good or bad for health. The consensus regarding this issue is still being scrutinized by scientists and health lobbyist groups. The soybean is a member of the pea, legume classification of vegetables. This article discusses the claimed benefits of consuming soybean, the nutrient qualities of soybean and the possible negative impact of soybean in the diet.

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