While the study didn't look at why dogs are good for people's health and longevity, researchers suggested reasons ranging from increased physical activity, social contact and reduced stress and even a boost microbiome diversitythat essential for good health. "It's not so easy to combine dogs with an active work life and they aren't always allowed in places, so the study could help us to understand that dogs are really important for their owners, and for example be more understanding if someone's dog passes away".
"In this analysis, single dog owners had a 33% reduction in risk of death generally and 11% reduction in risk of heart disease" compared to single people without dogs.
Fall also adds that there may be slight differences between dog owners and non-owners well before any of the two groups were exposed to dogs, which could have influenced the results.
For the study, Mubanga and team used data from the Sweden's Register of the Total Population to evaluate the heart health of more than 3.4 million Swedes between 40 and 80 years old over 12 years (from 2001 to 2013).
Everything from registering a dog to visiting a hospital requires presentation of a unique identification number in Sweden, so the team from Uppsala University were able to access an anonymised set of data from national registries. Multiple studies have found that pets-especially dogs-have a positive impact on obesity, blood pressure and physical activity levels.
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People who live alone have been shown previously to be at a higher risk of cardiovascular death.
Wolf-Klein believes that whatever the reasons behind the health benefit shown in the study, adopting a furry companion from a nearby shelter might be just what the doctor ordered. After all, a dog must be walked, so dog owners walk more than non-dog owners.
While Bond may not prescribe a dog as treatment for a patient, she said that she will not discourage owning or buying one, or expressing the benefits of owning one.
Owning a dog from breeds originally bred for hunting, such as terriers, retrievers and scent hounds, was associated with the lowest risk of cardiovascular disorder. "More studies should be obtained in the United States", said Bond.
While the research was carried out in Sweden, Fall does believe it may also apply to other countries, including the US, since popular breeds and people's attitudes toward dog care are similar. "I think that a pet brings a lot of joy and companionship into a house, so if a person has the capacity to take care of it, they certainly should", she says.
They said that the passengers were stuck beneath the boat and despite having the life jackets they were struggling to come out. Some of the survivors complained that the police that the boat was shaking right from moment it started from Bhavani Island.
That in itself was enough to beat the previous highest recorded top speed of 270.5mph, by a Hennessey Venom GT in 2014 . Since this was a world record attempt, the speed was verified by a third-party company called Racelogic .
California, that a "Fuck the draft" jacket didn't break any statutes because it wasn't likely to incite violence. Profanity is sometimes, but not always, protected under the First Amendment's right to free speech.
It has been more than a century since the last such painting turned up and this opportunity will not come again in our lifetime. This came after more than six years of painstaking research and inquiry to document the painting's authenticity.
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Shortly after that speech, North Korean officials told CNN, "We don't care about what that mad dog may utter", referring to Trump. Also on the trip, Mr Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin several times on the margins of a summit in Vietnam.
Released this morning via the Beeb's official Doctor Who Twitter account, the unexpected image quickly gained global attention. The coat lining matching the graphic on the shirt is a lovely touch, but this is a very interesting look for a new Doctor.
The feature uses Bluetooth connectivity of your device to enable wireless transfer - without requiring an active data connection. Essentially, Google has chose to capitalize on the interest in the new app, thanks to its exposure through media coverage .
However, she hinted that Spacey had assaulted a woman as she told the paper that Spacey had "plied her with booze". Richard Dreyfuss" son Harry called him "a sexual predator' in an article he wrote for BuzzFeed.
A major change to the appearance of iPads could give users a reason to upgrade their existing tablets and attract new users. The iPad Pro 3 with Face ID is said to have a screen size that's similar to that of the 10.5-inch iPad Pro.
Sirangelo compared the tests with this vehicle to those flown by NASA in 1977 of the space shuttle orbiter Enterprise . The successful flight had no passengers on board, and the vehicle flew itself instead of being controlled remotely.
High temperatures will gradually warm Wednesday through Friday , as we'll have afternoon highs in the mid to upper 70s. For Monday , we will have the typical morning clouds then partly cloudy skies as we move through the day.
Gurman claims the device will run a new OS dubbed rOS and says Apple is designing a custom chip that will power the new wearable. There are still plenty of details to work out, such as how users will launch apps or control them through the headset.
The promotional prices then will return online again on Thanksgiving Day and in stores, which will open at 5 p.m. on the holiday. Gobble up doorbusters at Macy's , online at midnight on November 23 and in stores at 5 p.m.
The players were not allowed to play in the game after they were arrested or return to the United States with the team. "Do you think the three UCLA Basketball Players will say thank you President Trump?" he tweeted .
They include the ESO's 39-metre Extremely Large Telescope under construction in Chile which is due to begin operating in 2024. In fact, most red dwarfs are prone to flaring, which is bad news in the search for alien life outside our Solar System.
Race 3 is a multistarrer that also stars, Bobby Deol, Jacqueline Fernandes, Saqib Salim, Daisy Shah, among others. As the superstar, Salman Khan has stepped into Race 3 , the film has been hitting the headlines in social media.
If you haven't ordered the Pixel Buds and think you might want to, you can head over the Google Store and pick them up for $159. The right earbud not only awakens Google Assistant, it also activates the cool real time Google Translate feature .
But environmentalists accuse Alibaba and other e-tailers of fuelling a culture of excessive consumption and mountains of waste. The holiday was once a celebration for China's lonely hearts and unattached singles, known as "bare sticks".
A note verbale to this effect was "sent to the Indian High Commission in Islamabad " by the Pakistani foreign ministry. Over the last one year, Pakistan has denied multiple requests from the Indian government to let officials meet him.
Wage dynamics are still constrained and inflation dampened because of slow productivity growth and a slack in the labour market. The government debt-to-GDP ratio, which fell below the 60% threshold in 2016, is forecast to decline further to 48.8% in 2019.
Mariah Carey is escorted by her ex-security guard Michael Anello at her hotel in London after her concert in Birmingham in 2016. He also claims in the draft lawsuit that she humiliated him and his colleagues by calling them members of hate groups.
The Chicago Tribune reports Obama arrived at the center this morning to join other potential jury members in the selection room. Obama still owns a home at 51st and Greenwood, and is registered to vote in Chicago , although he and his family live in D.C.
May yesterday summoned Patel to No 10 to "remind her of the obligations which exist under the ministerial code". However, when reports of the meetings had first surfaced, Patel told the Guardian "Boris knew about the visit".