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Sniffing Out Cancer: Pina De Rosa & Adriana LaCorte at TEDxWilmington
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| Videos | Contributor(s): Pina De Rosa, Adriana LaCorte
Pina De Rosa and Adriana LaCorte describe, with great passion and intensity, their ongoing project -- making a documentary about the ability of dogs to identify, through scent, cancer BEFORE even...
The power of automated behavioural homecage technologies in characterizing disease progression in laboratory mice: a review
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Richardson, C. A.
Behavioural changes that occur as animals become sick have been characterized in a number of species and include the less frequent occurrence of 'luxury behaviours' such as playing, grooming and...
Knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to pet contact by immunocompromised children with cancer and immunocompetent children with diabetes
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Stull, J. W., Brophy, J., Sargeant, J. M., Peregrine, A. S., Lawson, M. L., Ramphal, R., Samson, L., Bowes, J., Weese, J. S.
Objective: To compare knowledge, attitudes, and risks related to pet contact in households with and without immunocompromised children. Study design: A questionnaire was distributed to parents of...
Negative affective states and their effects on morbidity, mortality and longevity
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Walker, M. D., Duggan, G., Roulston, N., Slack, A. van, Mason, G.
Animal and Poultry Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada.
Pet ownership and childhood acute leukemia (USA and Canada)
| Journal Articles | 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...
Human-Animal Interaction: A Complementary/Alternative Medical (CAM) Intervention for Cancer Patients
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Johnson, Rebecca A., Meadows, Richard L., Haubner, Jennifer S., Sevedge, Kathy
American Behavioral Scientist
University of Missouri-Columbia
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...
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...
Special Issue: One health: the intersection of humans, animals, and the environment. (Special Issue: One health: the intersection of humans, animals, and the environment.)
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Monath, T. P., Kahn, L. H., Kaplan, B.
This special issue contains articles on the use of animal-assisted therapy for humans, zoonoses and disease control in domestic, laboratory and wild animals.
Pet therapy effects on oncological day hospital patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Orlandi, M., Trangeled, K., Mambrini, A., Tagliani, M., Ferrarini, A., Zanetti, L., Tartarini, R., Pacetti, P., Cantore, M.
Background: Pet therapy is utilised to improve the quality of life of patients with chronic diseases. The impact of AAA (animal-assisted activities), a kind of pet therapy, on oncological patients...
Relationships between pathology and pain severities: a review
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Gregory, N. G.
The relationships between pathology severity and pain severity are reviewed using the literature available for humans. The aim is to help veterinary radiologists, physicians and pathologists...
Stunning and killing of edible crabs ( Cancer pagurus )
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Roth, B., Oines, S.
The stunning and killing efficiency of ice, superchilling (N2 gas), freezing (-37 degrees C), gradual heating (40 degrees C), boiling, piercing of ganglia, salt baths (NaCl and KCl), gas (CO2) and...