Pet Care

Uncovering the Facts: Myths on Vitamins and Weight Loss Supplements

untitled-2.jpg You may have recently started a new vitamin regiment, or maybe you’re interested in trying a new weight loss supplement. Either way, like with most supplements, there are dangers that could affect your furry friends. The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center has everything you need to know about myths surrounding vitamins and weight loss […]

Health News

Childhood trauma tied to tooth loss later in life

Even if children grow up to overcome childhood adversity, the trauma they experience in early life causes them to be at greater risk for tooth loss, according to University of Michigan researchers. Haena Lee, a postdoctoral researcher at the U-M Institute for Social Research, assessed the impact of adverse childhood events on oral health—specifically, total […]

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Loss to follow-up common with IBD, but many have flare-ups

(HealthDay)—Loss to follow-up is common with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and both low C-reactive protein levels and long travel time to the hospital are predictors of follow-up loss, according to a study published in the Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Dae Hyung Woo, from the Yeungnam University College of Medicine in South Korea, and colleagues […]

Health Problems

Early sleep loss accelerates Alzheimer’s pathology in mice

Lack of sleep during adolescence and early adulthood accelerates Alzheimer’s disease (AD)-related tau pathology, finds a study of male and female mice published in JNeurosci. These results support the importance of establishing healthy sleep habits in early adult life to help stave off progression of neurodegenerative diseases. Using a mouse model of tauopathy, Sigrid Veasey […]