7 ways pets improve your health
Pets improve our mental health such as improving our self-esteem and providing us with a sense of purpose. Find out how an animal can help enrich your wellbeing.
Why you should take your dog to work
Pets can be loyal, loveable – and good for your health. That’s why, on International Take Your Dog to Work Day, people take their canine friends to the office.
Cat and dog allergy
Allergies to cats and dogs are common, and symptoms can be severe. Learn more about how to live with a pet allergy.
A PET (positron emission tomography) scan is an imaging test used to diagnose certain diseases. Find out what the scan involves and how it works.
Pets and dementia
Pets can provide many positive benefits for people with dementia. They can be soothing and provide company and activity for them.
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Campylobacter infection (campylobacteriosis) causes gastroenteritis, but most people recover in 1 to 2 weeks with rest and fluids. Learn about the causes here.
Creating a calming environment for people with dementia
A soothing, calming atmosphere is helpful for everybody. For a person with dementia, it can help minimise their confusion and help them to concentrate and rest.
Loneliness and isolation
Everyone feels a sense of loneliness and isolation at times. Learn why you may feel this way, how it affects your mental health and how to deal with it.
Hobbies and dementia
Many people with dementia still enjoy the hobbies or interests they had before being diagnosed with the disease.