One Health Headlines: Friday, July 13, 2012

This week’s One Health roundup includes a look at how having dogs and cats in the house can decrease the incidence of illness in children, how scorpion venom could help in the fight against MRSA, how chickens are providing clues to treating bacterial infections and cancer, and much, much more.

As always, thanks for reading, and have a happy and healthy weekend!

Dogs and cats help babies’ health, study finds
Los Angeles Times

Scorpion Venom Kills MRSA
The Scientist

Study: Barnyard chickens could offer new ways to fight cancer
KHOU-TV (Texas)

Hormone that helps depressed mice might help humans too
San Antonio Express-News

8-year-old Indonesian girl dies of bird flu, country’s eighth death this year
CBS News

When Animals Make People Sick
Voice of America

Rabies cases have doubled in Oklahoma this year, 1 confirmed case in Tulsa area
KJRH-TV (Okla.)

Urban noise ‘killing baby house sparrows’
BBC News (U.K.)

Dogs Help Vets Deal with PTSD

Pet therapy provides comfort to the elderly
Miami Herald


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