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  1. Zoonotic Diseases and Phytochemical Medicines for Microbial Infections in Veterinary Science: Current State and Future Perspective

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    | Contributor(s):: Bora Shin, Woojun Park

    Diseases caused by bacterial infections in small-scale and industrial livestock are becoming serious global health concern in veterinary science. Zoonotic bacteria, including Staphylococcus, Campylobacter, and Bartonella species, that infect animals and humans cause various...

  2. Are farmers in alternative food networks social entrepreneurs? Evidence from a behavioral approach

    | Contributor(s):: Migliore, G., Schifani, G., Romeo, P., Hashem, S., Cembalo, L.

    Social entrepreneurship, individual activities with a social objective, is used in this study as a conceptual tool for empirically examining farmers' participation in alternative food networks (AFNs). This study verifies whether their participation is driven by the social entrepreneurship...

  3. Analysis of the alternative agriculture's seeds market sector: history and development

    | Contributor(s):: Barbieri, P., Bocchi, S.

    Alternative agricultural systems, like organic and local agriculture, are becoming increasingly important in Europe to the detriment of conventional methods. As a matter of fact, sustainable agriculture, which started as a niche sector, has been able to conquer a significant share of the European...

  4. A study of three IACUCs and their views of scientific merit and alternatives

    | Contributor(s):: Graham, K.

    Two ethical issues facing Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees (IACUCs) today are assessing scientific merit and the use of alternatives in research proposals. This study evaluated 3 IACUCs using a 19-question survey, with a 77.8% response rate. Although 76% of members answered that...

  5. Animal experimentation in cancer research: a citation analysis

    | Contributor(s):: Dagg, A. I.

    Cancer research involves the use of millions of nonhuman animals and billions of dollars in public funds each year, but cures for the disease remain elusive. This article suggests ways to reduce the use of animals and save money by identifying articles that garnered few citations over the 9 years...

  6. An investigation of the effects of a facility dog on student learning and the learning environment

    | Contributor(s):: Bradley, Jordana

  7. Exploring Therapists' Conceptions of Equine Facilitated/Assisted Psychotherapy for Combat Veterans Experiencing Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

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    | Contributor(s):: Abrams, Barbara Newell

    Combat Veterans diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) represent a vulnerable population that requires effective psychotherapeutic interventions. However, not all established treatments are universally effective for the estimated 20% of Veterans diagnosed with PTSD. A need for...

  8. The challenges and discoveries in using equine assisted psychotherapy approaches by counseling practitioners in the southwest

    | Contributor(s):: Lujan, Katrina Maureen

  9. The effect of housing and handling practices on the welfare, behaviour and selection of domestic cats (Felis sylvestris catus) by adopters in an animal shelter

    | Contributor(s):: Gourkow, N., Fraser, D.

  10. Report of an ISRTP Workshop: Progress and barriers to incorporating alternative toxicological methods in the US

    | Contributor(s):: Becker, R. A., Borgert, C. J., Webb, S., Ansell, J., Amundson, S., Portier, C. J., Goldberg, A., Bruner, L. H., Rowan, A., Curren, R. D., Stott, W. T.

  11. Alternative Approaches to Mental Health Care

    | Contributor(s):: Thobaben, Marshelle

  12. Ethics, narrative, and agriculture: transforming agricultural practice through ecological imagination

    | Contributor(s):: Sanford, A. W.

    The environmental degradation caused by industrial agriculture, as well as the resulting social and health consequences, creates an urgency to rethink food production by expanding the moral imagination to include agricultural practices. Agricultural practices presume human use of the earth and...

  13. The reshaping of conventional farming: a North American perspective. (Special Issue: Two systems - one world.)

    | Contributor(s):: Thompson, P. B.

    Debates over the future of agriculture in North America establish a dialectical opposition between conventional, industrial agriculture and alternative, sustainable agriculture. This opposition has roots that extend back to the 18th century in the USA, but the debate has taken a number of...

  14. Complementary and alternative methods in cerebral palsy

    | Contributor(s):: Oppenheim, W. L.

  15. Effects of mulesing and alternative procedures to mulesing on the behaviour and physiology of lambs

    | Contributor(s):: Hemsworth, P. H., Barnett, J. L., Karlen, G. M., Fisher, A. D., Butler, K. L., Arnold, N. A.

    Mulesing involves the surgical removal of skin adjacent to the perineum and tail without anaesthesia or analgesia in lambs. This procedure was developed to reduce the risk of flystrike (cutaneous myiasis) around the perineum. Alternative interventions to mulesing have historically been...

  16. Ethics, evidence, and medicine

    | Contributor(s):: Rollin, B. E.

  17. Alternatives to laboratory animals in biomedical programmes

    | Contributor(s):: Rowan, A. N.

  18. Annotated bibliography on laboratory animal welfare

    | Contributor(s):: Murphy, R. A., Rowan, Andrew N., Smeby, R. R.

  19. FRAME: the early days. (Special Issue: Animal experimentation and the Three Rs: past, present, and future.)

    | Contributor(s):: Rowan, A. N.

  20. Looking back 33 years to Russell and Burch: the development of the concept of the three Rs (alternatives)

    | Contributor(s):: Rowan, A. N.