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Night Blindness Found in Dogs Too

Night blindness found humans is not confined to them alone but also dogs too can get affected with a form of night blindness, said researchers, which included an Indian-origin scientist. Known as Congenital Stationary Night Blindness (CSNB), those who have normal vision during the daytime can’t find objects in the night and it varies from person to person depending on ...

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35000-Year-Old Dog Bone Shows Earliest Evidence of Man-Dog Friendship

Dogs shed their lineage with the wolf 30,000 years ago and became the best friend to humans 27,000 to 40,000 years ago, said a new study, setting aside previous estimates at 16,000 years ago. The genome from the wolf from Taimyr Peninsula in Siberia, dated 35,000 years ago, shows that the most recent common ancestor of modern wolves and dogs ...

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Dogs Sniff Out to Diagnose Prostate Cancer with 98% Accuracy

When trained properly, the German shepherd dogs can sniff out the chemicals linked to prostate cancer from urine samples with 98 percent accuracy, said new research. The findings of the study, carried out by a team from Italy’s Humanitas Clinical and Research Centre in Milan and other institutes, were published in the Journal of Urology. The team used two female ...

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Dogs migrated to Americas not before humans, confirms new study

Dogs may have first migrated to the Americas only about 10,000 years ago, almost thousands of years after the first human migrants reached North America, said new research. The findings could shed new light at how human populations have moved around over time, the researchers said. Termed as the largest analysis so far of ancient dogs in the Americas, the ...

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Scientists Track How Much Pets Love Their Masters

Your dog loves you as much as you love it, researchers confirmed in a study that looked inside the brain of our canine friends using imaging technology. Not only do dogs seem to love their owners back, they actually see them as their family, the researchers found. “Bonding with owners is much more important for dogs than other pets,” lead ...

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Natural Food Supplements Give Relief to Arthritis-Affected Dogs: Study

To be developed for humans soon, an experiment on dogs, suffering from arthritis, showed that a new product from medicinal plants and dietary supplements has given relief in pain in dogs with no side effects and it has raised the possibility of a new form of treatment for human beings. “While acupuncture and electrical stimulation are two approaches that have ...

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$150-Million-Worth Joan Rivers Worked Till her End, Left Behind Riches for Daughter, Grandson, 4 Dogs

Hollywood comedian Joan Rivers has left behind $150 million for her daughter Melissa, grandson Cooper and her 4 pooches in a will written in her own handwriting. She was able to earn from her jewelry and fashion line known as QVC Enterprise that sold $1 billion worth apparels, scarves and brooches, reports said. Her $35 million Upper East Side apartment ...

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