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2012-12-13 05:00:23

Massage Therapist Teams Up with Didgeridoo Player to Create a Magical Healing Experience for Stressed-Out New Yorkers New York, NY (PRWEB) December 12, 2012 Taming even the most savage of beasts, this exquisitely hypnotic combination of massage with live didgeridoo accompaniment is the brainchild of musician AJ Block and massage therapist Karina Yanku. The low droning sound of the didgeridoo, along with flowing, rhythmic massage provide an unparalleled sense of deep relaxation for the...

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2009-05-12 12:59:32

A new study indicates that training exercises for the tongue and soft palate may help to mitigate the symptoms associated with moderate obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). For patients suffering from OSA, muscles in the throat periodically collapse during sleep and block oxygen flow to the lungs.  Loud bursts of snoring are associated with these periods of "apnea" as the sleeper struggles to get breath.  The sleeper is usually awakened repeatedly either by the feeling of suffocation or...

2005-12-22 19:13:55

LONDON (Reuters) - Kept awake at night by a snoring partner? The answer to your woes could lie -- believe it or not -- with the Australian didgeridoo. Researchers in Switzerland examined 25 patients who suffered from snoring and moderate obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, both common sleep disorders. Half the group were given daily lessons in playing the didgeridoo, a wind instrument about 1.5 meters (yards) long which originated in northern Australia and is traditionally made from...

2005-12-23 00:10:00

LONDON -- Kept awake at night by a snoring partner? The answer to your woes could lie -- believe it or not -- with the Australian didgeridoo. Researchers in Switzerland examined 25 patients who suffered from snoring and moderate obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, both common sleep disorders. Half the group were given daily lessons in playing the didgeridoo, a wind instrument about 1.5 meters (yards) long which originated in northern Australia and is traditionally made from the trunk of a tree...

2005-07-06 12:35:00

LONDON -- It's easy to produce a simple sound but virtuoso didgeridoo playing involves tricky breathing and a certain way of opening the vocal tract, Australian physicists said Wednesday. The unusual instrument, which originated in northern Australia and is made from the trunk of a tree hollowed out by termites, usually plays only one note. But skilled performers can produce a range of resonating sounds. Scientists at the University of New South Wales in Sydney studied how the masters do it...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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