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"Singing" Rats Show Hope for Older Humans With Age-Related Voice Problems, University of Illinois Study



6/25/2013 7:11:21 AM

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A new study shows that the vocal training of older rats reduces some of the voice problems related to their aging, such as the loss of vocal intensity that accompanies changes in the muscles of the larynx. This is an animal model of a vocal pathology that many humans face as they age. The researchers hope that in the future, voice therapy in aging humans will help improve their quality of life.

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