(Medical Xpress)—Owning a dog makes older people fitter and healthier, according to new research from the University of St Andrews.
A new way to test for the parasite which causes the fatal disease leishmaniasis could help control its spread to humans and stop dogs being needlessly killed in parts of South America.
Having a pet might lower your risk of heart disease, according to a new American Heart Association scientific statement.
(HealthDay) -- More than half of the 4.7 million people bitten by dogs in the United States annually are children under the age of 14.
Tainted dog food has sickened at least 14 people in the United States, health officials said Friday.
The study of more than 11,000 pregnant women, in partnership with Mars Petcare, showed that those who owned dogs were approximately 50% more likely to achieve the recommended 30 minutes of exercise a day through high levels ...
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers surveyed 428 Calgarians identified through random sampling, and 115 of these participants indicated owning dogs. Two surveys were completed by all of 428 participants, one in the winter and ...