Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Overview: Research & Findings
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that afflicts some people who live through or see a traumatic event. In PTSD, the natural “fight-or-flight” response is...
Cancer occurs at the cellular level, the “building blocks”
of the body [In !MedlinePlus.
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It is a mistake in the copying of cells. Cells will grow where they are not
Physical Impairments and Service Dogs
There are several kinds of vision impairments. The World
Health Organization defines four levels of visual function: normal vision, moderate visual impairment,
severe visual impairment, and...
Usually first diagnosed in early childhood, autism is a disorder than manifests in impairment of social interactions, difficultly communicating, and repetitive behavior. A child with...
Pet ownership has been recognized by the National Institutes of Health and others as having many benefits for the health and welfare of humans and animals. Under some...
Childhood Allergies & Immunity
Long before evidence and research specifically defined the benefits of the human and animal bond, people routinely included animals in many aspects of their lives. Many not only viewed these...
Dementia is defined by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as “the loss of brain function that occurs with certain diseases.”
Alzheimer’s disease is a form of dementia that gradually becomes...
Medical Alert Animals
Assistance animals are accepted as an invaluable tool for the sight-impaired, deaf, and those with other disabilities. However, some research indicates that dogs, or even cats, can be beneficial...
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stoke
defines epilepsy as a brain disorder that causes recurring seizures .
Seizures are caused by sudden and abnormal electrical...