Bloat occurs when a dog's stomach twists, trapping gas-producing bacteria inside. If the situation is not surgically fixed, the stomach continues to expand due to increasing gas pressure. Eventually, this swelling can press on the blood supply to the heart, causing shock and death. Dog owners who have experienced this

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The brain is a complex organ. When some people encounter traumatic situations, the brain hangs on to those memories and causes long-term mental issues for the person.  Over the years, there have been studies to learn how to lessen these negative memories.  People who suffer from PTSD need help to

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Even though traumatic brain injuries are frequently talked about and are in the forefront of scientific research, there are still many unanswered questions.  We are fortunate to have researchers that dedicate their time to finding these answers.  I came across an article about Mary Ellen Michel, Ph.D who is one of those

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If you've ever smoked a joint or eaten a pot-laced brownie, you’re hardly alone: More than 1 in 3 people in America have tried marijuana at one point in their lives.  With 23 states and the District of Columbia legalizing marijuana in some form or the other, conflicting research shows

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Fenbendazole has long been a staple in the fight against worm burden in horses. Evidence is showing, though, that fenbendazole is beginning to lose its efficacy against cyathostomin - commonly known as "small strongyles." Researchers at the University of Georgia wanted to look into this. The objective of the study was to

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 A study at the University of California San Francisco has shown that second hand marijuana smoke is as damaging as second hand tobacco smoke. The study, led by lead author Matthew Springer, was conceived  while at a Paul McCartney concert when others began lighting up joints around him. It occurred

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Japanese researchers have made a transparent mouse. Through a process called per fusion the euthanized mouse has its blood replaced with saline. The scientists then skin the animal and use a reagent to remove the pigment. The process, which takes about two weeks to complete, leaves a completely transparent mouse.

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