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  1. Introduction

    Contributor(s):: Hall, S., Dolling, L., Bristow, K., Fuller, T., Mills, D.

    This chapter introduces the report, which describes the animal and human health costs and benefits impact of pets in the UK.

  2. Workplace injuries in Thoroughbred racing: an analysis of insurance payments and injuries amongst jockeys in Australia from 2002 to 2010

    Contributor(s):: Curry, B. A., Hitchens, P. L., Otahal, P., Si, Lei, Palmer, A. J.

    Background: There is no comprehensive study of the costs of horse-related workplace injuries to Australian Thoroughbred racing jockeys. Objectives: To analyse the characteristics of insurance payments and horse-related workplace injuries to Australian jockeys during Thoroughbred racing or...

  3. Another Angle

  4. Noncompliance with Public Health Service (PHS) policy on humane care and use of laboratory animals: an exploratory analysis

    Contributor(s):: Gomez, L. M., Conlee, K. M., Stephens, M. L.

    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is a major biomedical research-funding body in the United States. Approximately 40% of NIH-funded research involves experimentation on nonhuman animals (Monastersky, 200811. Monastersky, R. 2008, April 18. Protesters fail to slow animal research. The...

  5. Animal hoarding in Victoria, Australia: an exploratory study

    Contributor(s):: Ockenden, E. M., Groef, B. de, Marston, L.

    Animal hoarding not only presents significant welfare issues for the animals involved, but also for the hoarders and people in the surrounding community. Existing studies on the issue have primarily been undertaken in the USA and little is known about animal hoarding in other countries, including...

  6. Health Benefits and Health Cost Savings Due to Pets: Preliminary Estimates from an Australian National Survey

    Contributor(s):: Headey, Bruce

  7. Characterization of injuries caused by dogs and cats to humans in the municipality of Jaboticabal, Sao Paulo, between the years 2000 and 2009

    Contributor(s):: Frias, D. F. R., Nunes, J. O. R., Carvalho, A. A. B.

  8. Captive bears in human-animal welfare conflict: a case study of bile extraction on Asia's bear farms

    Contributor(s):: Kikuchi, R.

  9. Cost-description of a pilot parenteral vaccination campaign against rabies in dogs in N'Djamena, Chad

    Contributor(s):: Kayali, U., Mindekem, R., Hutton, G., Ndoutamia, A. G., Zinsstag, J.

  10. The benefits of pet ownership

    Contributor(s):: Anderson, W. P.

  11. The National Asthma Campaign Manchester Asthma and Allergy Study

    Contributor(s):: Custovic, A., Simpson, B. M., Murray, C. S., Lowe, L., Woodcock, A., Asthma, N. A. C. Manchester, Allergy Study, Group

  12. Animal companions

    Contributor(s):: L'Abate, Luciano

  13. Education for change

    Contributor(s):: Winne, M.

    The author uses two publications, Fighting Poverty in the US and Europe (Alesina and Glaeser) and Poetry magazine, to underscore the important role that educational institutions play in developing a person's political philosophy and imagination. European nations, for instance, have better funded...

  14. Food health policies and ethics: lay perspectives on functional foods. (Special issue: Ethics as a dimension of agrifood policy: selected papers from the 4th Congress of the European Society for Agricultural and Food Ethics)

    Contributor(s):: Holm, L.

    Functional foods are a challenge to food health policies, since they question central ideas in the way that food health policies have been developed over the last decades. Driven by market actors instead of public authorities and focusing on the role of single foods and single constituents in...

  15. Food supply chain governance and public health externalities: upstream policy interventions and the UK State. (Special issue: Food and the public's health)

    Contributor(s):: Barling, D.

    Contemporary food supply chains are generating externalities with high economic and social costs, notably in public health terms through the rise in diet-related non-communicable disease. The UK State is developing policy strategies to tackle these public health problems alongside...

  16. Public health, ethics, and functional foods. (Special issue: Food and the public's health)

    Contributor(s):: Schroeder, D.

    Functional foods aim to provide a positive impact on health and well-being beyond their nutritive content. As such, they are likely candidates to enhance the public health official's tool kit. Or are they? Although a very small number of functional foods (e.g., phytosterol-enriched margarine)...

  17. Regulating functional foods in the European Union: informed choice versus consumer protection? (Special issue: Ethics as a dimension of agrifood policy: selected papers from the 4th Congress of the European Society for Agricultural and Food Ethics)

    Contributor(s):: Klompenhouwer, T., Belt, H. van den

    This paper reviews the experiences of the Netherlands and the UK with their attempts at self-regulation in order to judge the merits and weaknesses of the newly proposed European regulation for functional foods. It is indicated that a new EU regulation covering health claims and other claims on...

  18. Special issue: Food and the public's health. (Special issue: Food and the public's health)

    Contributor(s):: Dawson, A.

    The four papers in this issue are all concerned, in one way or another, with the relationship between food ethics and the health of the public. The papers cover: trust in relation to food issues; functional foods; the ethics of patenting GM crops; and the challenges facing regulators interested...

  19. The benefits of pet ownership

    Contributor(s):: Anderson, W. P.

  20. Beyond fetching

    Contributor(s):: Ravn, Karen