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  1. Jun 12 2017

    North American Comparative Immunology Workshop

    Welcome to the annual North American Comparative Immunology Workshops. These meetings are designed to foster collaborations among established investigators, postdoctoral fellows and graduate...

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  2. A dermatologist's viewpoint on the significance of the human-animal bond in practice

    Contributor(s):: Liska, D. A.

  3. Effect of Pet Insects on the Psychological Health of Community-Dwelling Elderly People: A Single-Blinded, Randomized, Controlled Trial

    Contributor(s):: Ko, H. J., Youn, C. H., Kim, S. H., Kim, S. Y.

  4. Lifetime Dog and Cat Exposure and Dog and Cat Specific Sensitization at Age 18 Years

    Contributor(s):: Ganesa Wegienka, Christine Cole Johnson, Suzanne Havstad, Dennis R. Ownby, Charlotte Nicholas, Edward M. Zoratti

    BackgroundPrior research about whether keeping a dog or cat in the home causes allergies to that pet has been limited to outcomes in early childhood.ObjectiveEvaluate the association between lifetime dog and cat exposure and allergic sensitization to the specific animal at age 18...

  5. Social provisions of the human-animal relationship amongst 30 people living with HIV in Australia

    Contributor(s):: Hutton, V. E.

    Research on the relationship between humans and animals has identified some links between companion animals and physiological, psychological, and social benefits for the human. Adopting Robert Weiss's (1974) Theory of Social Provisions as a framework, this qualitative study explores the role of...

  6. Plague: infections of companion animals and opportunities for intervention

    Contributor(s):: Oyston, Petra C. F., Williamson, Diane

  7. Practitioner Attitudes and Beliefs Regarding the Role Animals Play in Human Health

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    | Contributor(s):: Felicia Trembath

    Many studies have evaluated the effectiveness of animals in improving patient outcomes, such as their ability to improve cardiovascular health or alleviate depression symptoms. However, little research has been done to evaluate the beliefs of practitioners about the role that animals can...

  8. Animal-assisted interventions in children's hospitals: a critical review of the literature

    | Contributor(s):: Chur-Hansen, A., McArthur, M., Winefield, H., Hanieh, E., Hazel, S.

    There is a perception in the scientific and general communities that hospitalized children benefit from visits by animals. Animal-assisted interventions (AAI), including animal-assisted therapy and animal-assisted activities, usually involving dogs, are thus employed in pediatric hospitals....

  9. Information need of owners regarding dog's healthcare, zoonotic diseases and marketing

    | Contributor(s):: Basarajappa, A. D., Rupasi, Tiwari, Rakesh, Roy, Davinder, Singh, Matt, V. T., Devan, Arora

    The present study was purposively conducted at Clinical Complex, VeterinaryCollege, Hebbal, Bangalore; Referral Polyclinic, IVRI, Izatnagar; Veterinary polyclinic, GBPUAT, Pantnagar and Veterinary hospital, Palam, New Delhi, India. From each clinical complex, 50 pet dog owners were selected...

  10. Review of human-animal interactions and their impact on animal productivity and welfare

    | Contributor(s):: Idrus, Zulkifli

    Humans and animals are in regular and at times close contact in modern intensive farming systems. The quality of human-animal interactions can have a profound impact on the productivity and welfare of farm animals. Interactions by humans may be neutral, positive or negative in nature. Regular...

  11. Association between pet ownership and the sensitization to pet allergens in adults with various allergic diseases

    | Contributor(s):: Park, YongBum, Mo, EunKyung, Lee, JaeYoung, Kim, JooHee, Kim, CheolHong, Hyun, InGyu, Choi, JeongHee

  12. Early life exposures to home dampness, pet ownership and farm animal contact and neuropsychological development in 4 year old children: a prospective birth cohort study

    | Contributor(s):: Casas, L., Torrent, M., Zock, J. P., Doekes, G., Forns, J., Guxens, M., Taubel, M., Heinrich, J., Sunyer, J.

  13. Pet ownership among HIV-infected persons in the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study: Health risk or psychological benefit?

    | Contributor(s):: Angulo, Frederick James

  14. Morphological and Immunohistochemical Features of the Vomeronasal System in Dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Salazar, Ignacio, Cifuentes, Jose M., Sanchez-Quinteiro, Pablo

  15. Human allergy to environmental pet danders: a public health perspective

    | Contributor(s):: Morris, Daniel O.

  16. The practical side of immunocontraception: zona proteins and wildlife

    | Contributor(s):: Kirkpatrick, J. F., Rowan, A., Lamberski, N., Wallace, R., Frank, K., Lyda, R.

  17. Behaviour and welfare in relation to pathology

    | Contributor(s):: Broom, D. M.

    Behaviour is an important way of adapting to disease for individuals and selective pressures resulting from disease have had major consequences for the evolution of behaviour. Behaviour, adrenal and other physiological responses, immunological responses and brain activity all help in coping with...

  18. Manifestations of chronic and acute stress in dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Beerda, B., Schilder, M. B. H., Hooff, J. A. R. A. M. van, Vries, H. W. de

    In order to evaluate stress responses as potential indicators of poor welfare in dogs, studies dealing with dogs subjected to stressors (noise of up to 3000 Hz at a level of 70, 78 and 87 dB, transport, electric shock) were reviewed. Several sources of misinterpretation have to be considered...

  19. The behavioural, physiological and immunological responses of lambs from two rearing systems and two genotypes to exposure to humans

    | Contributor(s):: Goddard, P. J., Fawcett, A. R., Macdonald, A. J., Reid, H. W.

    96 lambs of 2 genotypes (Scottish Blackface: BF and Texel x (Blue-faced Leicester x Scottish Blackface): T) were studied. From birth to weaning 1 of 2 management regimes was applied: extensive (E), whereby animals were handled as little as possible or semi-intensive (I), in which lambs...

  20. A perspective on vaccine guidelines and titer tests for dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Moore, G. E., Glickman, L. T.