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Pet's presence and owner's blood pressures during the daily lives of pet owners with pre- to mild hypertension
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Contributor(s):: Friedmann, E., Thomas, S. A., Son, H. S., Chapa, D., McCune, S.
The effect of petting a dog on cardiovascular functioning in humans : an examination of factors related to the human/dog bond
Contributor(s):: Pearson, Val
Association of pet ownership with eating, exercise, nutritional status, and heart health of seniors
Contributor(s):: Dembicki, Diane Florence
Using pet support to understand the psychological and physiological mechanisms underlying the social support-reactivity link
Contributor(s):: Campo, Rebecca Ann
Animal-assisted therapy and cardiovascular disease
Contributor(s):: Wolff, Andrew I., Frishman, William H.
Pet ownership has been recognized by the National Institutes of Health and others as having many benefits for the health and welfare of humans and animals. Under some...
Pet ownership and cardiovascular risk: A scientific statement from the American Heart Association
| Contributor(s):: Glenn N. Levine, Karen Allen, Lynne T. Braun, Hayley E. Christian, Erika Friedmann, Kathryn A. Taubert, Sue Ann Thomas, Deborah L. Wells, Richard A. Lange
The purpose of this American Heart Association Scientific Statement is to critically assess the data regarding the influence of pet ownership on the presence and reduction of cardiovascular disease risk factors and cardiovascular disease risk.
American Heart Association Acknowledges Benefits of Pet Ownership
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The American Heart Association has released a statement acknowledging the benefits of pet ownership on cardiovascular health. The report, published in the AHA journal, Circulation, includes...
JTT-130, a microsomal triglyceride transfer protein (MTP) inhibitor lowers plasma triglycerides and LDL cholesterol concentrations without increasing hepatic triglycerides in guinea pigs
| Contributor(s):: Dimple Aggarwal, Kristy L West, Tosca L Zern, Sudeep Shrestha, Marcela Vergara-Jimenez, Maria Luz Fernandez
Microsomal transfer protein inhibitors (MTPi) have the potential to be used as a drug to lower plasma lipids, mainly plasma triglycerides (TG). However, studies with animal models have indicated that MTPi treatment results in the accumulation of hepatic TG. The purpose of this study was to...
Human Cardiac Responses to Familiar Young Chimpanzees
| Contributor(s):: Eddy, Timothy J.
Perception of Animals and Cardiovascular Responses During Verbalization with an Animal Present
| Contributor(s):: Friedmann, Erika, Locker, Barbra Zuck, Lockwood, Randall
Veterinary Vision, Fall 2006
| Contributor(s):: Claire Eldridge (editor)
Veterinary Vision is a publication of The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. This yearly magazine explores the research, teaching, and outreach services of the College of Veterinary Medicine.
| Contributor(s):: Wolfson, Elissa
Heart quiz that could save your life
| Contributor(s):: Browder, Sue Ellin
Pet ownership predicts adherence to cardiovascular rehabilitation
| Contributor(s):: Herrald, Mary M., Tomaka, Joe, Medina, Amanda Y.
Acute effects of cage cleaning at different frequencies on laboratory rat behaviour and welfare
| Contributor(s):: Burn, C. C., Peters, A., Mason, G. J.
Impact of rapid treatment of sheep lame with footrot on welfare and economics and farmer attitudes to lameness in sheep
| Contributor(s):: Green, L. E., Kaler, J., Wassink, G. J., King, E. M., Thomas, R. G.
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.
Behavioral cardiology: recognizing and addressing the profound impact of psychosocial stress on cardiovascular health
| Contributor(s):: Das, S., O'Keefe, J. H.
Pet ownership, but not ACE inhibitor therapy, blunts home blood pressure responses to mental stress
| Contributor(s):: Allen, K., Shykoff, B. E., Izzo, J. L., Jr.
In the present study, we evaluated the effect of a nonevaluative social support intervention (pet ownership) on blood pressure response to mental stress before and during ACE inhibitor therapy. Forty-eight hypertensive individuals participated in an experiment at home and in the...