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Pet Ownership May Slow Down Dementia Risk in Older People

A large study published in the medical journal JAMA Network Open suggests that living with pets may counter the decline of cognitive skills and dementia that tend to afflict people as they age. Cognitive decline represents a significant public health issue globally. The World Health Organization reports that dementia affects over 55 million people, predominantly ...

Nathan Machoka

An elderly woman lovingly embracing her black and white cat.