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  1. You are what you eat: meat, novel protein foods, and consumptive freedom

    Contributor(s):: Beekman, V.

    Animal husbandry has been accused of maltreating animals, polluting the environment, and so on. These accusations were thought to be answered when the Dutch research program "Sustainable Technological Development" (STD) suggested a government-initiated conversion from meat to novel protein foods...

  2. 2008 SNRS abstracts -- C

  3. The effects of weekly pet visits upon the circulatory system and the personal adjustment of homebound elderly persons

    Contributor(s):: Harris, M. D., Gellin, M.

  4. [Lowering blood pressure and blood lipids, more exercise, fewer drugs. Prescribe a dog!]

  5. Health promotion: the influence of pets on life patterns in the home

    Contributor(s):: Rosenkoetter, M. M.

  6. Uncertainties of nutrigenomics and their ethical meaning

    Contributor(s):: Korthals, M., Komduur, R.

    Again and again utopian hopes are connected with the life sciences (no hunger, health for everyone; life without diseases, longevity), but simultaneously serious research shows uncertain, incoherent, and ambivalent results. It is unrealistic to expect that these uncertainties will disappear. We...

  7. Comparison of vegetarians and non-vegetarians on pet attitude and empathy

    Contributor(s):: Preylo, B. D., Arikawa, H.

    Past research found that positive attitudes toward animals are positively correlated with human-directed empathy. One of the most common reasons for becoming a vegetarian is to avoid cruelty toward animals. Based on the above literature, we hypothesized that vegetarians, especially moral...

  8. Effects of feeding enrichment on the behaviour and welfare of captive waldrapps (Northern bald ibis) ( Geronticus eremita )

    Contributor(s):: Vargas-Ashby, H. E., Pankhurst, S. J.

    One of the contributing factors leading to the development of serious foot problems such as bumblefoot (pododermatitis) in captive birds is an abnormally sedentary lifestyle. This study investigated the effects of feeding enrichment on the activity levels of a captive colony of seven Waldrapps or...

  9. Use of geospatial neighborhood control locations for epidemiological analysis of community-level pet adoption patterns

    Contributor(s):: Patronek, G. J.