Playful handling by caretakers reduces fear of humans in the laboratory rat
Contributor(s):: Cloutier, Sylvie, Panksepp, Jaak, Newberry, Ruth C.
Handling of laboratory rats can increase physiological and emotional stress, leading to a fearful relationship with humans. We hypothesized that the affective quality of handling techniques used during routine care influences the animals’ fear of humans. We assessed responses of male...
Wild Health: Dogs and Bats and Chickens, Oh My!
Contributor(s):: Voelker, R.
Identification of tasks performed by animal care technicians and veterinary assistants in Manitoba
Contributor(s):: Loretta A. Williams
Because of the increasing use of animals as subjects in biomedical and veterinary research, there is an expanding need for technicians who are trained in the skills and techniques required to support and complement the work of the animal research investigator, the Veterinarian, and individuals in...
Mousetraps and How to Avoid Them: The Convergence of Utilitarian and Scientific Cases for Limiting the Mouse Model in Biomedical Research
Contributor(s):: Townley, Cynthia, Lidbury, Brett A.
Telling It Like It Is: A Proposal to Improve Transparency in Biomedical Research
Contributor(s):: Hadley, John
Response--Dr Frankenstein and Today's Professional Biotechnologist: A Failed Analogy?
Contributor(s):: Westra, Laura
Moral Issues Associated with Bioengineered Species: Stewardship, Abuse and Sustainability
Contributor(s):: Dandekar, Natalie, Zlotkowski, Edward
Response: Of Pigs and Primitive Notions
Contributor(s):: Detmer, David J.
Reply to Westra's "Response--Dr Frankenstein and Today's Professional Biotechnologist"
Should We Genetically Engineer Hogs?
Contributor(s):: Comstock, Gary L.
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees and the Moderate Position
Contributor(s):: Stephenson, Wendell
Reply to Stephenson on Biomedical Research
Contributor(s):: Gendin, Sidney
The Responsible Use of Animals in Biomedical Research
Contributor(s):: Edwin Converse Hettinger
Carl Cohen's defense of the use of animals for biomedical research in The New England Journal of Medicinel raises most of the major issues in the moral controversy concerning human treatment of nonhuman animals. It exhibits the major lines of attack against both animal rights advocates (such...
[Thoughts on the complex relationship between medicine and animals: a death prayer for a loyal cat]
Contributor(s):: Cabello, C. F.
Comparing the pelvis kinematics of able-bodied children during normal gait and when riding a therapeutic horse
Contributor(s):: Brandon Rhett Rigby, Brian A. Garner (adviser)
Hippotherapy is a treatment strategy that uses horse movement as physical therapy tool for clients with a broad range of diagnoses including cerebral palsy and multiple sclerosis. The prevailing theory is that the gait motion of the therapeutic horse provides sensory stimulus and movement...
The poor contribution of chimpanzee experiments to biomedical progress
Contributor(s):: Knight, A.
Biomedical research on captive chimpanzees incurs substantial nonhuman animal welfare, ethical, and financial costs that advocates claim result in substantial advancements in biomedical knowledge. However, demonstrating minimal contribution toward the advancement of biomedical knowledge...
Meditacion sobre la compleja relacion entre medicina y animales: un responso para un gato fiel.
The Emergence of "Implant-pets" and "Bone-sheep": Animals as New Biomedical Objects in Orthopaedic Surgery
Contributor(s):: Schlünder, Martina, Schlich, Thomas
Individual Difference and Study-Specific Characteristics Influencing Attitudes about the Use of Animals in Medical Research
Contributor(s):: Henry, B., Pulcino, R.
People, other animals and health knowledges: towards a research agenda
Contributor(s):: Rock, M., Mykhalovskiy, E., Schlich, T.