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Listening to music before, after and even during surgery reduces anxiety and the need for painkillers, according to a comprehensive study published Wednesday.In a review of more than 70 clinical trials involving nearly 7,000 patients, researchers found music to be a powerful analgesic under almost all circumstances.According to the study, the benefits held true regardless of the kind of music or who selected it.The ancient Greek philosopher and musician Pythagoras practiced "musical medicine," favoring stringed instruments.Exactly how and why music eases anxiety and pain is still not known.
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