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  1. The role of cortisol in the association of canine-companionship with blood pressure, glucose, and lipids: a systematic review

    Contributor(s):: Rathish, D., Rajapakse, R. P. V. J., Weerakoon, K. G. a D.

  2. Pet's presence and owner's blood pressures during the daily lives of pet owners with pre- to mild hypertension

    Contributor(s):: Friedmann, E., Thomas, S. A., Son, H. S., Chapa, D., McCune, S.

  3. Blood pressure and other heart measures not affected by pets

  4. Cardiovascular reactivity and the presence of pets, friends, and spouses: The truth about cats and dogs

    Contributor(s):: Allen, Karen, Blascovich, Jim, Mendes, Wendy B.

  5. Relationships between pet ownership, physical activity, and human health in elderly persons

    Contributor(s):: Thorpe, Roland James, Jr.

  6. Effect of a pet dog on hypertensive process and self-disclosure during marital dialogue

    Contributor(s):: Holt, M. L.

  7. Who let the dog out? Implementing a successful therapy dog program in an academic law library

    Contributor(s):: Julian Aiken, Femi Cadmus

    The motivation for introducing a therapy dog to the Yale Law Library was twofold. Inarguably, attending law school can sometimes be stressful. Studies indicate that, particularly in the first year of law school, when newcomers are adjusting to new teaching methods, materials, external and...

  8. Back to the dogs

    Contributor(s):: Tatschl, C., Finsterer, J., Stollberger, C.

  9. Pet ownership, but not ACE inhibitor therapy, blunts home blood pressure responses to mental stress

    Contributor(s):: Allen, K., Shykoff, B. E., Izzo, J. L., Jr.

    In the present study, we evaluated the effect of a nonevaluative social support intervention (pet ownership) on blood pressure response to mental stress before and during ACE inhibitor therapy. Forty-eight hypertensive individuals participated in an experiment at home and in the physician’s...

  10. Usefulness of pet ownership as a modulator of cardiac autonomic imbalance in patients with diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and/or hyperlipidemia

    Contributor(s):: Aiba, N., Hotta, K., Yokoyama, M., Wang, G., Tabata, M., Kamiya, K., Shimizu, R., Kamekawa, D., Hoshi, K., Yamaoka-Tojo, M., Masuda, T.

  11. Pet ownership and blood pressure in old age

    Contributor(s):: Wright, J. D., Kritz-Silverstein, D., Morton, D. J., Wingard, D. L., Barrett-Connor, E.

  12. Pet-therapy: a trial for institutionalized frail elderly patients

    Contributor(s):: Stasi, M. F., Amati, D., Costa, C., Resta, D., Senepa, G., Scarafioiti, C., Aimonino, N., Molaschi, M.

  13. High blood pressure: an integrative approach: a natural standard monograph

  14. 2008 SNRS abstracts

  15. News for healthy living. A mystery solved

    | Contributor(s):: Tandy, J.

  16. Showcasing student research

  17. Animal-assisted therapy for improving human health

    | 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 positive changes to improve metabolic health. In recent years, this interaction is use to treat...

  18. Physiologic and behavioral responses to companion animals

    | Contributor(s):: Katcher, A. H.

  19. A friendly dog as potential moderator of cardiovascular response to speech in older hypertensives

    | Contributor(s):: Friedmann, E., Thomas, S. A., Cook, L. K., Tsai, C. C., Picot, S. J.

    As the population ages and obesity increases, the number of older adult hypertensives is rising dramatically. Uncontrolled hypertension (HTN) increases, and reducing blood pressure (BP), lowers cardiovascular, cerebrovascular, and renal morbidity and mortality. Cardiovascular reactivity, defined...