Psychology & Psychiatry

When pets are family, the benefits extend into society

There is a growing global trend to consider pets as part of the family. In fact, millions of people around the world love their pets, enjoying their companionship, going for walks, playing and even talking to them. And there ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Humans and companion animals harbor the same types of MRSA infections

A shared population of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria circulates both in humans and companion animals, according to a study published this week in mBio, the online open-access journal of the American ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Good news from survey on superbugs in animals

The existence of 'superbugs' in pets is emerging as a global public health issue - but a University of Adelaide national survey indicates the problem has not yet spread to this country.

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