Is the ‘Mozart Effect’ real? New analysis indicates that music can help epilepsy

A new comprehensive analysis on the effect of Mozart’s music on epilepsy has confirmed that listening to his piano music can reduce the frequency of epilepsy attacks. The results of this comprehensive meta-analysis (a study of studies), which may overturn current skepticism about the effect, are presented at the ECNP congress after recent publication in […]

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Lowering urine protein aids renal function in rare kidney disease

Reducing urinary protein aids patients with the rare kidney disease focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), according to a study published online Aug. 10 in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases. Jonathan P. Troost, Ph.D., from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and colleagues evaluated if reductions in proteinuria following treatment were associated with greater kidney […]

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