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The human-companion animal bond: how humans benefit
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| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Friedmann, E., Son, H.
Veterinary Clinics of North America. Small Animal Practice
University of Maryland School of Nursing,...
Cow milk and human development and well-being
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Maijala, K.
This paper reviews the hypotheses of the relationship between milk and human coronary heart disease (CHD). These hypotheses are examined and their original historic deficiencies are discussed....
Health, aquariums, and the non-institutionalized elderly
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Riddick, Carol C.
Marriage & Family Review
Integrative approaches for cardiovascular disease
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Guarneri, M., Mercado, N., Suhar, C.
Nutrition in Clinical Practice
Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, Scripps Clinic, 10820 North Torrey Pines Rd., La Jolla, CA...
Paws and relax: one hospice's pet therapy journey
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Browder, L. M.
Home Healthcare Nurse
Bonnie Schreck Memorial Complementary Therapies Program, Nathan Adelson Hospice, 4141 Swenson Street,...
Are Pets a Healthy Pleasure? The Influence of Pets on Blood Pressure
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Allen, Karen
Current Directions in Psychological Science
Allen, Karen, Department of Oral Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dental...
Pet ownership and cardiovascular risk reduction: supporting evidence, conflicting data and underlying mechanisms
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Arhant-Sudhir, K., Arhant-Sudhir, R., Sudhir, K.
It is widely believed that pet ownership is beneficial to humans and that some of this benefit is through favourable effects on cardiovascular risk. In the present review, we critically examine...
Pain issues in poultry. (Special Issue: Pain in farm animals.)
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Gentle, M. J.
This review highlights the possible pain experienced by layer and broiler poultry in modern husbandry conditions. Receptors which respond to noxous stimulation (nociceptors) have been identified...
The human-animal bond: health implications across the lifespan
| Journal Articles | 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...
News & trends
| Journal Articles
Nursing Spectrum -- New England Edition
Animals and cardiovascular health
| Book Sections | Contributor(s): Jennings, Garry L. R., Reid, Christopher M., Christy, Irene, Jennings, Janis, Anderson, Warwick P., Dart, Anthony
Companion animals in human health.
Sage Publications, Inc
Thousand Oaks, CA US
Animal-assisted therapy for improving human health
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Cevizci, S., Erginoz, E., Baltas, Z.
Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) or Pet Therapy is an adjunctive therapy that takes advantage of human and animal interaction, activates physiological and psychological mechanisms, and initiates...
The benefits of the Assisted Animal Therapy: a bibliographic review
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Pereira, M. J. F., Pereira, L., Ferreira, M. L.
Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) has been used as one more instrument in the promotion of health and treatment of some diseases. This bibliographic review highlights the benefits derived from AAT....
[Our non-humanoid contemporaries of cardiovascular protective value]
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leu, H. J.
Institut fur Pathologie der Universitat, Zurich.
The heart of the matter--cats and cardiovascular health
Mayo Clinic Health Letter (English ed.)
[Lowering blood pressure and blood lipids, more exercise, fewer drugs. Prescribe a dog!]
MMW Fortschritte der Medizin
Heart-rate and the behaviour of sheep in yards
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Syme, L. A., Elphick, G. R.
Heart-rate (HR) of 30 Merino wethers was measured by radiotelemetry in two environments: standing alone in a handling race, but in sight of other sheep; and while moving within a group around...
Some studies on heart-rate and behaviour in the domestic fowl
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Duncan, I. J. H.
Applied Animal Ethology