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More evidence that pets benefit mental health – Medical News Today

New research examines how interacting with pets affects cortisol levels among college students. Petting a cat or a dog reduces the levels of the stress hormone cortisol. Pet owners have long known — or rather, felt — that spending time with their beloved animal companion lowers stress and improves mood. An extensive review that Medical… Read More »

Jail Using Medicine to Help Inmates Addicted to Drugs – U.S. News & World Report

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Jail Using Medicine to Help Inmates Addicted to Drugs  U.S. News & World Report CINCINNATI (AP) — The “dope boys” hang out near the jail awaiting newly freed inmates with addiction. They’ll hand you a free sample to get you back. "Medicine|Pharmacology" – Google News

Could certain gut bacteria protect against food allergy? – Medical News Today

New research reinforces the idea that the absence of certain bacteria in the gut can cause food allergy, a condition that affects millions of people. The study also suggests that replenishing key gut bacteria could offer a way to treat food allergy. New research suggests that food allergies, such as an allergy to peanuts, may… Read More »