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  1. Risk factors for clinically diagnosed Alzheimer's disease

    Contributor(s):: Baker, F. M., Jordan, Barry, Barclay, Laurie, Schoenberg, Bruce S.

  2. Negative affective states and their effects on morbidity, mortality and longevity

    Contributor(s):: Walker, M. D., Duggan, G., Roulston, N., Slack, A. van, Mason, G.

  3. Animal-assisted activity among patients with cancer: effects on mood, fatigue, self-perceived health, and sense of coherence

    Contributor(s):: Johnson, R. A., Meadows, R. L., Haubner, J. S., Sevedge, K.

  4. Pets' role in saving lives

  5. The use of canines in the detection of human cancers

    Contributor(s):: Gordon, R. T., Schatz, C. B., Myers, L. J., Kosty, M., Gonczy, C., Kroener, J., Tran, M., Kurtzhals, P., Heath, S., Koziol, J. A., Arthur, N., Gabriel, M., Hemping, J., Hemping, G., Nesbitt, S., Tucker-Clark, L., Zaayer, J.

  6. Paws and relax: one hospice's pet therapy journey

    Contributor(s):: Browder, L. M.

  7. Domestic dogs and human health: an overview

    Contributor(s):: Wells, D. L.

  8. Pet ownership and childhood acute leukemia (USA and Canada)

    Contributor(s):: Swensen, A. R., Ross, J. A., Shu, X. O., Reaman, G. H., Steinbuch, M., Robison, L. L.

    Objectives: For more than three decades there has been speculation regarding a possible role of zoonotic diseases in the development of human leukaemia. This study investigated the potential relationship between exposure to pets and the development of childhood leukaemia. Methods: Data from 2359...

  9. Healing with horses: fostering recovery from cancer with horses as therapists

    Contributor(s):: Haylock, P. J., Cantril, C. A.

  10. Hope in parents of adolescents with cancer--Factors endangering and engendering parental hope

    Contributor(s):: Kylmä, Jari, Juvakka, Taru

  11. One woman and her dog

    Contributor(s):: Moore, K.

  12. Claw removal and feeding ability in the edible crab, Cancer pagurus : implications for fishery practice

    Contributor(s):: Patterson, L., Dick, J. T. A., Elwood, R. W.

    Feeding ability and motivation were assessed in the edible crab, Cancer pagurus, to investigate how the fishery practice of de-clawing may affect live crabs returned to the sea. Crabs were either induced to autotomise one claw, or were only handled, before they were offered food. Initially,...

  13. The effects of surgical and chemical castration on intermale aggression, sexual behaviour and play behaviour in the male ferret ( Mustela putorius furo )

    Contributor(s):: Vinke, C. M., Deijk, R. van, Houx, B. B., Schoemaker, N. J.

    The ferret (Mustela putorius furo) has become an increasingly popular pet animal, yet little is known about their behaviour and welfare. Inter- and intra-specific aggression and the intense musky scent are the two main reasons why male ferrets are normally surgically castrated. However, it is...

  14. Training dogs on a scent platform for oestrus detection in cows

    Contributor(s):: Fischer-Tenhagen, C., Wetterholm, L., Tenhagen, B. A., Heuwieser, W.

    Dogs can be trained for various odour detection tasks, and have been used to search for explosives, drugs or cancer biomarkers. However, there are only a few studies that have attempted to train dogs for oestrus detection using vaginal fluid, milk or urine of cows. In this study, seven dogs were...

  15. The human-animal bond: health implications across the lifespan

    Contributor(s):: Horowitz, S.

    This article examines the growing body of research that provides support for the many anecdotally reported health benefits resulting from the human-animal bond, including the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases, cancer and chronic pain; benefits for paediatric and elderly patients...

  16. Human-Animal Interaction: A Complementary/Alternative Medical (CAM) Intervention for Cancer Patients

    Contributor(s):: Johnson, Rebecca A., Meadows, Richard L., Haubner, Jennifer S., Sevedge, Kathy

  17. First person. Goldens rule: two golden retrievers help a cancer survivor live and love

    Contributor(s):: Schnipper, H. H.

  18. 'Complementary' care eases chemotherapy experience

    Contributor(s):: Ince, S.

  19. Pet therapy: canine breast cancer survivor lifts spirits

  20. Big Al, dog detective

    Contributor(s):: Forman, H.