Diabetes treatments benefit animals, too

Diabetes used to be a death sentence. Until 1922 when insulin was discovered, extracted from pancreas of dogs. With insulin, diabetes became manageable. Dogs and other animals have been and are still … [Read more...]

Dogs as diagnostic tools to sniff out cancers

A dog is man’s best friends in more ways than one. So why not in helping humans in detecting cancer? I already have previously reported the use of dogs as animal sensors in “sniffing out” cancer. This … [Read more...]

Tumor sniffers: training dogs to detect cancer

A dog is a man's best friend. Aside from this role, however, dogs also act as nurses to people with disabilities. So why not dogs detecting health problems? Dogs have one of the most sensitive … [Read more...]

Osteoarthritis in canines: biomarker research gives hope to dog owners

It is not only humans who suffer from osteoarthritis. Animals such as horses and dogs can have it as well. Osteoarthritis is a disease characterized by degradation of the articular cartilage, that … [Read more...]