Human and veterinary medicine,
Comparative diseases and disorders,
One health concept
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Comparative Medicine: Disorders Linking Humans with their Animals 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 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. 234 p.