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World's First Animal-to-Human Transplant Approved
Health & Wellness  (tags: Xenotransplantation, animal, humans, approved )

- 2699 days ago -
THE world's first xenotransplantation treatment - where animal cells are transplanted into humans - has been approved for sale in Russia.
Health & Wellness  (tags: animal, cruelty, human rights, compassion, fatigue, secondary traumatic stress, treatment, society, illness, Body-Mind-Spirit, ethics )

- 2887 days ago -
Caring too much can hurt. When caregivers focus on others without practicing self-care, destructive behaviors can surface.While the effects of Compassion Fatigue can cause pain and suffering, learning to recognize and manage its symptoms is the first step
10 Human Foods That Are Dangerous to the Pets
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health, Food, Animal, Pets )

- 2978 days ago -
Raisins or grapes causes acute renal failure (sudden kidney failure) in dogs.he type of grape or raisin doesn't seem to matter, and the amount consumed may be a single serving of raisins or a pound or more of grapes. (Raisins are much more concentrated.)
Neurons Developed From Stem Cells Successfully Wired With Other Brain Regions in Animals
Health & Wellness  (tags: Brain, Stem Cell, Wired, Animal, Neuron )

- 3038 days ago -
Transplanted neurons grown from embryonic stem cells can fully integrate into the brains of young animals, according to new research in the Jan. 20 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience.
Study Finds Origin of Tasmanian Devil Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: Tasmanian, Cancer, animal )

- 3060 days ago -
In those old Looney Tunes, the Tasmanian Devil was an unstoppable wrecking ball of an animal, spinning through walls and eating everything in sight.
Health & Wellness  (tags: vaccine, vaccines, vaccination, autism, animal, testing )

- 3644 days ago -
So it comes to this. Ignore the victims and their parents but hey dose up a 'batch' of monkeys and show 'scientifically' that vaccines cause autism and suddenly everyone sits up? What has this world come to? Science? I don't think so.
New Evidence: Recalled Beef Sold To Costco, In-N-Out Burger, Taco Bell
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, illness, humans, warning, children, beef, recall, animal, abuse, slaughter, cows )

- 3715 days ago -
New evidence has emerged showing a history of violations at Westland/Hallmark Meat Co. Recalled meat was fed to children in the National School Lunch Program and landed in sirloin patties sold at Costco and in food served at In-N-Out Burger and Taco Bell.
Bush Administration Caused The Biggest Beef Recall Ever - New York Times
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, safety, illness, disease, factory, farm, animal, abuse )

- 3739 days ago -
Instead of strengthening the government's regulatory systems, the Bush administration spent years cutting budgets and filling top jobs with industry favorites. Evidence of their failures keep mounting: contaminated spinach, poisoned pet food, tainted fish
Tainted Beef - USDA Says Don't Worry Because You Already Ate It
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, safety, illness, disease, factory, farm, animal, abuse )

- 3739 days ago -
The Department of Agriculture says not to worry about the largest recall of beef in U.S. history because - get this - you and your kids already ate most of it. Talk about closing the door after the sick cow has left the barn. More inspectors are needed.
McDonald's Mice 'Becoming Human'
Health & Wellness  (tags: mcdonalds, mcd, mice, animal, testing, burgers, fries, diet, weight, human, scientists, nutrition, humans, food, fast food, vegetarian, chimps, vegan, chips )

- 3763 days ago -
Mice fed a diet of McDonald's burgers and fries not only put on weight but start to develop human-like genetic traits, scientists have found.
Stuffed Animals May Ease War-Related Stress in Kids
Health & Wellness  (tags: help, nurture, stuffed toy, animal, children, health, caring, tel aviv, lebanon, war, stress, trauma, stress, research, israel, avi sadeh, university, hezbollah )

- 3782 days ago -
Caring for a stuffed animal appears to alleviate stress signs in young children exposed to traumatic or stressful life events, Israeli researchers report. "Shifting attention from oneself to others can be very healthy for individuals under stressful..
Pharmaceutical Drugs And Human Guinea Pigs
Health & Wellness  (tags: animal, testing, test, vivisection, disease, drugs, health, illness, medicine, research, risk, risks, safety, science, study )

- 3840 days ago -
It has been publicly suggested by one of Britain's most senior scientists, Professor Colin Blakemore, that humans should be used as guinea pigs by chemical companies to cut the costs and time of developing medicines. Actually they already ARE!!
VIDEO: Baby Giant Panda Gets a Checkup at the San Diego Zoo--SHE'S TOO CUTE!
Health & Wellness  (tags: animal, animals, GoodNews, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, health, healthcare, interesting )

- 3879 days ago -
A 9-week-old baby giant panda gets a checkup at the San Diego Zoo. The cub was born in August. The sweet baby panda was quite vocal during the exam & definitely voiced her opinion about her shot. She seemed eager to get back to her mother. What a voice!
The Animal Welfare Act
Health & Wellness  (tags: animal, AnimalWelfare, animals, companionanimals, dog, dogs, GoodNews, pets, protection, rescue, rescued, activists, humans, interesting, Body-Mind-Spirit, alert )

- 3899 days ago -
The Act became law on the 6th April 2007. However, despite this, few people are aware of its content or how it may affect them. There has been very little media coverage on this so it is vital that anyone who keeps animals, either as pets or ........
Brighton Animal Sanctuary Faces Foreclosure
Health & Wellness  (tags: animal, AnimalWelfare, birds, cats, dog, habitat, pets, protection, rescue, wildlife, habitat, environment, alert )

- 3951 days ago -
The owner of Creative Acres animal sanctuary in Brighton needs $357,000 by mid-August or her facility will be taken over by creditors and 300 animals may be left homeless. The free-roam, no-kill ...

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