"Pets" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Animals kept by humans for companionship and enjoyment, as opposed to DOMESTIC ANIMALS such as livestock or farm animals, which are kept for economic reasons.
- Companion Animals
- Animal, Companion
- Animals, Companion
- Companion Animal
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Pets".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Pets".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Pets" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Pets" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Pets" by people in Profiles.
Prevalence and risk analysis of mobile colistin resistance and extended-spectrum ß-lactamase genes carriage in pet dogs and their owners: a population based cross-sectional study. Emerg Microbes Infect. 2021 Dec; 10(1):242-251.
Early immune stimulation and childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia in Costa Rica: A comparison of statistical approaches. Environ Res. 2020 03; 182:109023.
Asthma and Allergies in the School Environment. Clin Rev Allergy Immunol. 2019 Dec; 57(3):415-426.
Environmental determinants associated with acute otitis media in children: a longitudinal study. Pediatr Res. 2020 01; 87(1):163-168.
The Role of Pets in Supporting Cognitive-Behavioral Chronic Pain Self-Management: Perspectives of Older Adults. J Appl Gerontol. 2020 10; 39(10):1088-1096.
Pet Ownership and Children's Emotional Expression: Propensity Score-Matched Analysis of Longitudinal Data from Japan. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019 03 02; 16(5).
From Puppy to Patient: Translational Oncology. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 01 01; 179(1):7-8.
Animal exposure over the life-course and risk of multiple sclerosis: A case-control study within two cohorts of US women. Mult Scler Relat Disord. 2019 Jan; 27:327-332.
Two Independent Predictors of Nightmares in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. J Clin Sleep Med. 2018 11 15; 14(11):1921-1927.
Temporal development of the gut microbiome in early childhood from the TEDDY study. Nature. 2018 10; 562(7728):583-588.