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(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.
Health Jul 06, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers at the University of Helsinki and the Folkhälsan Research Center, Finland, have identified the genetic cause of early-onset progressive cerebellar degeneration the Finnish Hound dog breed. The study, led ...
Genetics Jun 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Phys.org) -- Research from Goldsmiths, University of London suggests domestic dogs express empathic behaviour when confronted with humans in distress.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 07, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (11) | 0
Tainted dog food has sickened at least 14 people in the United States, health officials said Friday.
Health May 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
More than 90 percent of humans have antibodies to the Epstein Barr virus. Best known for causing mononucleosis, or "the kissing disease," the virus has also been implicated in more serious conditions, including Hodgkin's, ...
Cancer Mar 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
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 ...
Health Feb 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new immunotherapy for companion dogs with advanced-stage non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) has been shown to improve survival while maintaining quality of life, according to a study published in the journal Scientific Reports. The st ...
Cancer Feb 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A preference for fatty foods has a genetic basis, according to researchers, who discovered that people with certain forms of the CD36 gene may like high-fat foods more than those who have other forms of this gene.
Genetics Feb 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
A team of EU-funded researchers has successfully identified a gene that triggers a skin disorder in dogs - and the findings could have implications for humans who also suffer from the condition. Whether it ...
Genetics Jan 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Ticks infected with the bacteria that cause Lyme disease may be considerably more prevalent in the UK than expected, according to new research from the University of Bristol that used pet dogs as sentinels for ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An experimental vaccine developed by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania's schools of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine is the first veterinary cancer vaccine of its kind that shows an increase in survival time for ...
Cancer Oct 18, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Although replacing lost teeth often involves artificially building up the jaw, researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, are now showcasing a new method whereby teeth ...
Other Oct 11, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Sniffer dogs could be used for the early detection of lung cancer, according to new research published in the European Respiratory Journal.
Cancer Aug 18, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
A lethal bat-borne horse virus has been detected in a dog for the first time, authorities in Australia said on Tuesday, prompting fears it has jumped species.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
There are many kinds of cancers of the immune system, but one, Activated B-Cell Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma, or ABC-DLBCL, is particularly common and pernicious. Researchers at the University of Pennsylvanias ...
Cancer Jul 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0