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Animals, diseases, and human health

shaping our lives now and in the future

by Radford G. Davis

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Published by Praeger in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animal Assisted Therapy,
  • Transmission,
  • Veterinary,
  • Animal Welfare,
  • Zoonoses,
  • Bonding, Human-Pet,
  • Human ecology,
  • Human-animal relationships,
  • Emerging Communicable Diseases

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRadford G. Davis, editor
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA639 .A55 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25004661M
    ISBN 109780313385292, 9780313385308
    LC Control Number2011026322

    One Health is an emerging concept that aims to bring together human, animal, and environmental health. Achieving harmonized approaches for disease detection and prevention is difficult because traditional boundaries of medical and veterinary practice must be . Contaminated Feed Animal feeding practices also raise important health concerns. Corn and soybeans, for example, have been shown to absorb dioxins, PCBs, and other potential human carcinogens through air pollution. Once fed to animals, these persistent compounds can be stored in animal fat reserves.

    Zoonotic diseases account for nearly 75% of emerging infectious diseases, so it is quite obvious that human and animal health are inextricably linked (Economics and One Health). The “One Health” approach calls for interdisciplinary collaboration in all aspects of health care for humans, animals and the environment (cantas). Animals have had profound effects on people from the earliest times, ranging from zoonotic diseases, to the global impact of livestock, poultry and fish production, to the influences of human-associated animals on the environment (on extinctions, air and water pollution, greenhouse gases, etc.), to the importance of animals in human evolution.

    For epidemiologists, evolutionary biologists, and health-care professionals, real-time and predictive modeling of infectious disease is of growing importance. This book provides a timely and comprehensive introduction to the modeling of infectious diseases in humans and animals, focusing on recent developments as well as more traditional. For example, programs that use a One Health approach between medical and veterinary professionals have controlled rabies in animals; annual or biannual mass dog vaccination campaigns prevent human rabies deaths. ZOONOTIC DISEASES. Diseases addressed by the One Health approach are typically zoonotic.


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Animals, diseases, and human health by Radford G. Davis Download PDF EPUB FB2

Animals, Diseases, and Human Health: Shaping Our Lives Now and in the Future is written by leading experts in their fields and is centered around topics that are most relevant to the overlap and connection of animal and human health. Topics covered include human health concerns derived from animals such as allergies and dog bites, global /5(4).

This incredibly timely book provides, for the first time, practical guidelines for "One Health" collaborations in a wide range of clinical human-animal health issues, including the H1N1 virus, zoonotic diseases, the human-animal bond, animal allergy, bites and stings, and animals as "sentinels" for toxic environmental health by:   At the start of the One Health initiative, there were 1, recognized human diseases diseases by pathogens.

Of those, 60% are due to pathogens that infect multiple animal hosts, and approximately 75% of new emerging human infectious diseases in the last 3 decades are spread between animals and humans.

The Illinois Department of Agriculture's Bureau of Animal Health and Welfare is responsible for detection and eradication of certain animal diseases.

State veterinarians perform epidemiological investigations, develop plans to eradicate disease in infected herds, and monitor and test animals. The vast increase in the global trade in animals and animal products turned such diseases into a threat to both economic relations and public health, and called for international attention.

Popular Science adds: "Gray considers eating animals as a 'cofactor' in the genesis of new human diseases - and a significant one.". However, going vegan would not stop the transmission of every single zoonotic disease, Gray said, as 'we would still have contact with animals that may harbor pathogens that are foreign to the human immune system'.Author: Maria Chiorando.

'Zoobiquity': Animal, Human Health Links New book argues studying diseases found in both could save lives. J — -- intro: Dr.

Barbara Natterson-Horowitz is a sort of modern day Dr. - World Health Organization ³Animal diseases that are transmissible to humans.´ - World Organization for Animal Health ³Any infectious disease that can be transmitted (in some instances, by a vector) from non-human animals, both wild and domestic, to humans or from humans to non-human animals.´ - Wikipedia.

The One Health concept recognizes that the health of humans is connected to the health of animals and the environment. An interdisciplinary One Health approach involving human, animal, and environmental health partners worldwide is critical to address current public health issues, which include emerging infectious and zoonotic by: 1.

The One Health concept recognizes that the health of humans is connected to the health of animals and the environment. An interdisciplinary One Health approach involving human, animal, and environmental health partners worldwide is critical to address current public health issues, which include emerging infectious and zoonotic diseases.

Animals will continue to be essential in combatting human illness. Though human health has improved greatly over the last years, much remains to be done. Many of today's leading killers, such as cancer, atherosclerosis, diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, and AIDS, remain inadequately understood. Furthermore, debilitating conditions such as.

Zoonotic diseases represent one of the leading causes of illness and death from infectious disease. Defined by the World Health Organization, zoonoses are “those diseases and infections that are naturally transmitted between vertebrate animals and.

A few important animal diseases are mentioned in this book, especially as they relate to analogous diseases in humans (e.g., prion diseases), but the omission of many important examples perhaps reflects the need for a broader, One Health approach to the study of pathogenesis.

Similarly, arthropod vectors of viral infections remain a relatively. Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic is a well-researched book. David Quammen is not an armchair researcher.

David Quammen is not an armchair researcher. He visits scientists and doctors allover the world, from Africa, Australia to Southeast Asia, and takes part in the actual field work/5(K). Programs for the control of diseases communicable from animals to man, called zoonoses, especially those in pets and in wildlife, are closely related to human health.

Further, the diseases of animals are of increasing importance, for a primary public-health problem throughout the world is animal-protein deficiency in the diet of humans. Where animals harbour the O strain the hazard to human health is particularly high, but both the hazard level, and the low incidence and sporadic nature.

Get this from a library. Animals, diseases, and human health: shaping our lives now and in the future. [Radford G Davis;] -- "This book explains how animals shape our lives and our health, providing evidence that a "One Health" approach is the only logical methodology for advancing human health in the future"--Provided by.

Overall: this book is an amazing synthesis of facts from the human and veterinary perspectives with an overarching theme about the importance of one health. In summary, this book is about how humans and animals live, die, evolve, get sick, heal in their natural settings plus a plethora of interesting other topics/5.

The influenza viruses that cause these diseases can sometimes be transmitted from animals to humans during the slaughter or handling of livestock. Some zoonotic influenza viruses pose a much greater health risk than the airborne seasonal influenza viruses that commonly circulate in human populations every winter.

The Human Body: Disease & Wellness Printable Book (Grades K-5) Teach students about the fascinating human body. Use the lessons and activities in this printable book to explore the positive effects of good health practices (such as diet and exercise) on the body's functions, and the negative effects of diseases (from AIDS to asthma).

Animals bites can result in serious injuries and potential exposure to zoonotic diseases such as rabies. It is estimated that about million people in the United States are bitten by dogs each year, and about 1 in 5 of those people require medical attention.

Children are at higher risk for serious injury from animal bites. Contact your.Animals, Diseases, and Human Health Shaping Our Lives Now and in the Future by Radford G. Davis D.V.M., M.P.H.

ebook. This book explains how animals shape our lives and our health, providing evidence that a "One Health" approach is the only logical methodology for advancing human health in the future.On April 1,the World Health Organization (WHO) the first confirmed human infections with a new influenza A (H7N9) virus in China.

The first onset of illness was on Febru Up-to-date case counts and resources can be found at the WHO and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) links below.