New Study Shows Cats May Cause Dementia in Senior Citizens

February 21, 2014 by  
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According to a new study in Brain, Behavior, and Immunity , your cuddly cat companion might pose some serious health risks, especially to senior citizens. Previous research has shown that cats can spread a brain infecting bacteria called  Toxoplasma gondii that can cause negative health effects, including an increased risk of schizophrenia and depression in infected humans. New research by German scientists and the World Health Organization , however, shows that this parasite may even cause serious memory loss in individuals older than 65. Read the rest of New Study Shows Cats May Cause Dementia in Senior Citizens Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: and Klaus Golka of the Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors , bacteria infection , Brain Behavior , Brain Behavior and Immunity , cat Toxoplasma gondii infection , cats , cats cause dementia , cats cause memory loss , Collaborating Centre for Occupational Health , dementia , felines , Jan G. Hengstler , memory loss , Michael Falkenstein , Patrick D. Gajewski , Toxoplasma gondii , World Health Organization        

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Tesla’s Elon Musk Confirms Talks with Apple, Reveals Plans for First Road-Ready Autonomous Car

February 21, 2014 by  
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Earlier this week it was reported that Tesla CEO Elon Musk had a secret meeting with Apple’s merger and acquisitions chief Adrian Perica last year at Apple’s headquarters, which sparked countless rumors about a possible acquisition. Now Elon Musk has confirmed that the two companies did indeed meet last year, and although he didn’t make any official statements he did drop some hints as to what’s next for the electric automaker. Read the rest of Tesla’s Elon Musk Confirms Talks with Apple, Reveals Plans for First Road-Ready Autonomous Car Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: apple , electric car , electric motor , elon musk , green car , green transportation , tesla , Tesla autonomous vehicle , Tesla Gigafactory , tesla model e , Tesla Model X , tesla model-s        

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