Assistive Device Use among Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Profile of Canadians Using Hearing, Vision, and Mobility Devices in the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging
Contributor(s):: Ishigami, Yoko, Jutai, Jeffrey, Kirkland, Susan
There is increasing recognition that using assistive devices can support healthy aging. Minimizing discomfort and loss of function and increasing independence can have a substantial impact physically, psychologically, and financially on persons with functional impairments and resulting activity...
Bioaccumulation of mercury in Wilson's snipe from Alabama
Contributor(s):: Brooks, Lindsay J., Campbell, Joshua W., Murphy, Julie W.
BLAZE: Bettering the lives of animals in zoo environments
Contributor(s):: Logan Anbinder, Amelia Cordell, Gretchen Downey, Kelly Freudenberger, Shabaab Kamal, Thao Khuc, Joshua Lacey, Caitlin Moore, Emmarie Myers, Andrea Schmidt
Captivity can induce high levels of stress in zoo animals, leading to health and behavioral problems that hamper conservation efforts, reduce the effectiveness of education, and negatively affect animal welfare. Zoos employ environmental enrichment to mitigate stress, but the effectiveness of...
Critical Review of Research Methods Used to Consider the Impact of Human–Animal Interaction on Older Adults' Health
Contributor(s):: Friedmann, Erika, Gee, Nancy R.
Human-Animal Bond and Secondary Prevention
Contributor(s):: Catanzaro, Thomas E.
Inbreeding and health problems prevalence in a colony of guide dogs: a cohort of 40 Labrador Retrievers
Contributor(s):: Cecchi, F., Vezzosi, T., Branchi, G., Barsotti, G., Macchioni, F.
The aims of this study were to analyze the inbreeding (F) in a colony of Labrador Retriever (LR) guide dogs using information from pedigrees and to verify its role in increasing the occurrence of various genetic diseases (hereditary eye diseases, heart problems, hip and elbow dysplasia). Pedigree...
Mental health and general wellness in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike
Contributor(s):: Lowe, Sarah R., Joshi, Spruha, Pietrzak, Robert H., Galea, Sandro, Cerda, Magdalena
Performativity and a microbe: Exploring Mycobacterium bovis and the political ecologies of bovine tuberculosis
| Contributor(s):: Robinson, Philip A.
Prisoners, pups, and PTSD: the grass roots response to veterans with PTSD
| Contributor(s):: Furst, Gennifer
Pros and cons of pet ownership in sustaining independence in community-dwelling older adults: a scoping review
| Contributor(s):: Obradović, Nataša, Lagueux, Émilie, Michaud, Frédéric, Provencher, Véronique
The burden of domestication: a representative study of welfare in privately owned cats in Denmark
| Contributor(s):: Sandoe, P., Norspang, A. P., Forkman, B., Bjornvad, C. R., Kondrup, S. V., Lund, T. B.
The human element of wildlife health: Mental models, risk perceptions, and attitudes toward wildlife disease management
| Contributor(s):: Hanisch-Kirkbride, Shauna Lynn
Theoretical Concepts from Self Psychology Applied to Animal Hoarding
| Contributor(s):: Brown, S. E.
To save the bees or not to save the bees: honey bee health in the Anthropocene
| Contributor(s):: Andrews, Eleanor
What to Think of Canine Obesity? Emerging Challenges to Our Understanding of Human-Animal Health Relationships
| Contributor(s):: Degeling, Chris, Kerridge, Ian, Rock, Melanie