Welcome to the Loaches Online Forum Archives, full of historical information on loaches and other freshwater tropical aquarium fish from 1998 to 2005. You may want to use the Search Engine to find what you're looking for, or browse the other archives: (Archive 1) (Archive 2) (Archive 3) (Archive 4) (Archive 5) (Archive 6)

Don't forget to visit the new Loach Forum when you're finished!

View Thread | Return to Index | Read Prev Msg | Read Next Msg

The Loach Forum Archives (1)

We knew that!

Posted By: Jayne <jaynemanrow@yahoo.com>
Date: Wednesday, 25 August 1999, at 11:05 a.m.

Heard a report on the radio the other day. It seems that a problem that Alzhiemer's patients caregivers have is getting the patient to stay focused long enough to eat. A study was done which found that the "Nutrition" of the patients (I assume this means how much they ate) increased by 16% or so when the patients were fed near a fish tank with large brightly colored fish. The study hasn't been duplicated and there are plans to see if the fish or the sound of the running water ? are the key. We Knew that fish help, everything, except maybe our budgets and some relationships. It is nice to know that the scientific community agrees.

Messages In This Thread