Psychology & Psychiatry

Home remedies: Animals as healers

Pet therapy is gaining fans in health care and beyond. Animal-assisted therapy can reduce pain and anxiety in people with a range of health problems.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

HBOT showed improvement in Alzheimer's disease

Dr. Paul Harch, Clinical Professor and Director of Hyperbaric Medicine at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, and Dr. Edward Fogarty, Chairman of Radiology at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine, report ...

Pediatrics

Dogs may ease a child's fears

(HealthDay)—The companionship of a dog may lower a child's anxiety levels, a new study suggests.

Health

Animals as healers

Outside the assisted-living complex, Penny and Boo act like any dogs their age. Full of energy, 2-year-old Penny bounces around the sidewalk, antics that seem to mildly irritate the more dignified Boo, 7.

Oncology & Cancer

Pet lovers take blogging to the next level

When Dexter the cocker spaniel tore a ligament in his hind leg a few weeks ago, he didn't suffer in silence. Instead, his owner blogged about.

page 1 from 2