Apple cider vinegar for cat and human health treatments

Apple cider vinegar for cat and human health benefits potentially or as claimed

The topic of apple cider vinegar and weight loss has various perspectives. Some experts suggest that it may help boost metabolism and reduce appetite due to its acetic acid content, potentially aiding in weight loss. However, the scientific evidence is inconsistent, and more research is needed to confirm these effects. Although The Times newspaper …

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Spending quality time with dogs reduces stress and anxiety (study)

Spending time with dogs makes you more creative and reduces stress and anxiety according to this research

Spending quality time with dogs can help to reduce stress and anxiety levels and it can make you more creative according to a recently published study on the Internet on the PLOS ONE website entitled “Psychophysiological and emotional effects of human–Dog interactions by activity type: An electroencephalogram study”. Diverse activities between humans and dogs …

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Cat Eye Syndrome in people, so called because the pupil can be a cat-like slit

Cat Eye Syndrome can give the human eye an aesthetically pleasing appearance with a cat-like slit but the pupil shape varies and there are many potential serious associated anatomical defects

We know that domestic cats’ pupils can contract to a slit rather than a small circle. Tigers have circular pupils incidentally. The reason for this is that it helps to stop more light hitting the retina because the pupil works in conjunction with the eyelid which passes over the eye like a blind. It …

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UK’s teenage girls are like canaries in a coal mine signalling dire world problems

The schoolkids are signalling to the adults that they are screwing up in managing the planet so they stop eating in a kind of protest

The kids – acting like canaries in a coal mine – are signalling to the adults that they are screwing up the management of the planet. The self-indulgent, egocentric adults don’t get it but the kids do. The kids see it and feel it. They see a bleak future but the adults are still …

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Can cats make eczema worse for children or increase the chance of getting it?

Parents should exercise caution when adopting a cat if they are allergic to cats and they are planning a family as it may trigger eczema in their new child.

This is a technical topic. There are a number of studies but it is hard to find black-and-white clear-cut answers which makes it tricky to write about this topic. And I guess it can make it difficult for parents to decide whether to adopt a cat if their child has eczema or they are …

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Gut-brain axis and how a cat can help improve gut health and boost your immune system

Gut-brain axis and how a cat can help boost your immune system

There is an interesting report in The Times newspaper this morning about the ‘gut-brain’ axis; something I had never heard of before. Feeling content can boost gut health which in turn can improve your immune system which in turn can reduce inflammation in your body which in turn can help to prevent diseases caused …

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Footballer regularly kisses multiple dogs on the mouth with plenty of tongue. Safe?

Kissing a dog with plenty of tongue risks transference of a zoonotic disease both ways

Arsenal (UK Premier League team) footballer star Nuno Tavares has multiple dogs. I don’t know how many but he has uploaded videos to social media of him kissing two of his dogs “with plenty of tongue” as reported by the Daily Star. It looks as though he is kissing them passionately on the lips …

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