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Household noises really can cause cat seizures: What pet owners can do

Older cats can have seizures from certain common noises in the home

Researchers have discovered a previously unknown reason older cats can have seizures that pet owners will want to know about. It seems there are certain sounds that trigger seizures in older cats that is a newly identified syndrome termed feline audiogenic reflex seizures or FARS bust previously dubbed Tom and Jerry Syndrome after the cartoon cat that is so easily startled.

Celiac disease alert: Gluten-free Jeni's ice cream recalled

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams is recalling all of its frozen products, and this includes the gluten-free versions. If you have celiac disease or gluten sensitivities and purchased the items, then you should throw them away or return them to the store. Jeni’s discovered Listeria monocytogenes in its ice cream and production kitchen.

Why Parents Should Be Concerned about Body-Shaping Supplements Sold to Minors

Body-Shaping Supplements

A new study shows that many dietary supplement sellers are not only selling pills meant for adults to teens, but are also encouraging this dangerous pill popping behavior of minors by recommending specific brands. Find out now why you should be aware about whether your child may be taking dietary supplements on the side.

Contentious Weight Loss Drug Not Natural Warns FDA

weight loss

A contentious ingredient often hidden in weight loss drugs is in the spotlight again as the FDA begins to clamp down on makers of weight loss drugs who claim that the ingredients they are using are natural; and thereby, allowable by law. Here is what the FDA found with a listing of specific products, plus their cover names that you should watch out for in your weight loss supplements.

Antiseizure Drug Helps Optic Neuritis in Multiple Sclerosis

antiseizure drug helps optic neuritis in multiple sclerosis

The relationship between seizures, optic neuritis, and multiple sclerosis may seem difficult to fathom, but the results of a new study shed some light on the subject. It appears that the common antiseizure drug called phenytoin has the ability to help prevent the development of acute optic neuritis, an eye condition frequently seen in people who have multiple sclerosis.

Gluten-free Better Batter needs help from celiac disease community

Better Batter Gluten Free Flour was founded by Naomi Poe, and the company makes gluten-free, GMO-free and vegan products. However, Poe recently shared that the company is struggling, and she is reaching out to the celiac disease community for help. The expansion has left the company with bills, and vendors still need to be paid.

Western lifestyle could be culprit for our disappearing healthy gut bacteria

Is Western lifestyle to blame for our disappearing healthy gut bacteria?

Researchers are trying to understand more about bacteria in the gut and how diversity of microbes promote or adversely affect our health. A new study suggests Western lifestyle might be the culprit for disappearing bacteria in our intestines that can have implications for health.

Progressive Multiple Sclerosis Responds to Biotin

progressive multiple sclerosis responds to biotin

High doses of biotin, which is also known as vitamin H, were associated with improvements in disability among patients with progressive multiple sclerosis. The results of this latest study, which follows on the heels of another research endeavor concerning biotin for multiple sclerosis, will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology annual meeting on April 24, 2015.