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ZIKAction. Pediatricians, veterinarians and epidemiologists against Zika virus

2020-04-14T18:23:22+02:00December 5th 2016|International cooperation, Research & Projects|

The ZIKAction Kick-Off Meeting was held in Kingston from October 30th to November 1st, 2016, which is not surprising, considering that Jamaica is one of the ...

Clostridium difficile in dogs and humans: the results of an epidemiological study

2020-04-14T18:23:28+02:00December 5th 2016|Research & Projects|

Clostridium difficile is a bacterium isolated in many animal species. Epidemiological studies have shown a substantial similarity between these strains and those isolated in ...

Doctors and Animal Assisted Interventions: first results of the nationwide survey

2020-04-14T18:23:34+02:00November 7th 2016|Pet Therapy, Research & Projects|

There is little doubt that animals can have a positive effect on patients' psychological well-being. Many doctors of human medicine are also convinced of this, ...

Raw milk, an online videogame to communicate the risk to young people

2020-04-14T18:23:42+02:00October 11th 2016|Food risk communication, Research & Projects|

An IZSVe research study investigated perceptions regarding food risks related to milk consumption among teenagers, and has developed an educational video game to let ...

The state of bee health in Italy. National monitoring results.

2020-04-14T18:26:32+02:00September 13th 2016|Beekeeping, Research & Projects|

There is no single underlying cause for bee die-off. The most probable contributing factors include pesticide use, bee diseases, beekeeping practices and climate change. ...

Animal assisted interventions, award at the International Conference in Paris

2020-04-14T18:26:59+02:00August 3rd 2016|Pet Therapy, Research & Projects|

Poster "The 3R principle: a reflection on its application in AAI" (click to enlarge) The 14th Triennal IAHAIO (International Association of Human-Animal Interaction ...