Comparative Medicine Disorders Linking Humans with Their Animals

This book highlights the most significant diseases for humans and their dogs, cats and horses. The examples discussed, which include allergies, osteoporosis, cancer and many more, illustrate that humans and their companion animals may in fact develop similar diseases. The reader - whether expert or...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Jensen-Jarolim, Erika (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2017, 2017
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book highlights the most significant diseases for humans and their dogs, cats and horses. The examples discussed, which include allergies, osteoporosis, cancer and many more, illustrate that humans and their companion animals may in fact develop similar diseases. The reader - whether expert or interested lay - can thus directly compare between human and animal patients. The animal patient thereby represents a natural disease model, which besides the experimental models, is urgently needed to improve the therapeutic options for both humans and animals
Physical Description:XIX, 230 p. 24 illus., 22 illus. in color online resource
ISBN:9783319470078