NUTRIGENOMICS is the scientific study of the interaction of nutrition and genes, especially with regard to the prevention or treatment of disease.  It looks at what genes are related to specific disease and whether we can influence this through changing the nutrient profile of what an individual eats. 

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We regularly discuss the options for relieving the pain of Osteoarthritis in our pets.  We are large advocates of injectable courses of treatment in conjunction with oral Glyde doses.   Osteoarthritis is the degeneration of joint cartilage and the underlying bone.  It is most common from middle age onward, although it can be at any age. It causes extreme pain and stiffness, especially in the hip and knee joints causing long term lameness.

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Nephron is a Greek word meaning "kidney" The nephron is the basic structural and functional unit of the kidney. Its chief function is to regulate the concentration of water and soluble substances, by filtering the blood, reabsorbing what is needed and excreting the rest as urine.  This word is commonly used when discussing Feline Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). 

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