Headlines Tagged with Pets/Animals — 699 headlines found
[UK-Scotland] Enlighten: Theses: Evaluating the impact of environmental tobacco smoke on biological age markers: a canine model
A negative relationship in leukocyte telomere length with hair nicotine was observed, among other changes (Chapter 5). mRNA levels of further biomarkers of ageing were measured in testes, as well as leukocyte global DNA methylation percentage (Chapter 6).
Oct 31, 2017 University of Glasgow (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 16:40
Family pets are equally, if not more, at risk of being affected by passive smoking as humans, research suggests. Animals inhale more smoke and - because of their grooming routines - also digest nicotine when licking their fur, a study by Glasgow Universit
Oct 30, 2017 BBC Online
added Oct 30, 2017 14:45
Officials in West Yorkshire seized a record-breaking haul of illegal cigarettes and tobacco when detection dogs helped to uncover hidden stashes at three premises in Wakefield. More than half a million cigarettes, 45kg of illegal hand rolling tobacco a
Oct 26, 2017 Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Oct 27, 2017 14:52
But the team at Eastcott Vets hope they can provide another push for those who need a little more inspiration. Veterinary nurse and Eastcott Vets director Rachel Gowshall said: “All the research has shown that exposure to tobacco smoke in the home is ha
Oct 23, 2017 This is Wiltshire (uk)
added Oct 23, 2017 23:13
Researchers at Glasgow University have spent three years looking into the affects of cigarette smoke on dogs and say the results so far are concerning. Early signs in the pilot study suggest not only could dogs living with smokers die younger but dogs l
Oct 21, 2017 STV (uk)
added Oct 21, 2017 22:39
Crowded Cities has devised a trash receptacle that trains crows to throw away cigarette butts for a reward. The receptacle is called the Crowbar. A crow places a cigarette butt into a bin, which then senses the butt and dispenses a peanut. Cigarette b
Oct 19, 2017 azfamily.com (Newschannel 3)
added Oct 19, 2017 18:58
Smoking also affects more than just the people of our community. Our beloved campus squirrels can ingest improperly disposed cigarette butts, which can kill them. Who wants to be responsible for the death of our adorable fluffy friends? Who wants to pote
Oct 18, 2017 The Daily Texan (Univ. of Texas at Austin)
added Oct 18, 2017 14:19
could we employ these brainy birds to help keep our streets clean? That's the idea behind a project from Dutch startup Crowded Cities, which is looking to train crows to scoop up the butts in exchange for treats.
Oct 9, 2017 New Atlas
added Oct 13, 2017 01:23
Scientists investigating the underlying mechanism causing cell death and damage have confirmed links between maternal smoking and cerebral palsy, the most common physical disability in childhood.
Oct 6, 2017 Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 9, 2017 15:18
Based upon these findings, Dr Suárez-Rodríguez and Dr Macías Garcia argue that their finches are indeed collecting cigarette butts deliberately, to keep ticks at bay and improve the survival of their young.
Sep 30, 2017 The Economist
added Sep 30, 2017 01:50