Life Lines

Researchers are studying tumors in the mammary glands of dogs to help understand breast cancer in humans with the goal of developing new treatments.

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  1. #1 Bruna e Layane
    Minas Gerais
    December 16, 2013

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  2. #2 Bruna e Layane
    Minas Gerais
    December 16, 2013

    Not only dogs, but also cats, horses, fish and other animals are used in what we call zootherapy. The animals have always been part of everyday life and recently we know that pets can have great contribution in an area of medicine: zootherapy that utilizes techniques in the treatment of numerous diseases.
    Contact with animals that allow the patient to work its affectivity, increasing morale and also assisting in the socialization of youth and adults. It is proven that this therapy improves the immune system, stimulates social interaction, helps to read with bereavement, facilitates the learning process, decreases stress levels, improves motor quality among other benefits.