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Cows get stressed

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A surprising conclusion. Cows are traumatized by encounters with predators. OSU study: Cows in wolf attacks suffer PTSD-like symptoms – KPTV – FOX 12. Cows that survive encounters with wolves may suffer from symptoms similar to post-traumatic stress disorder, according to a new Oregon State University study. Researchers said they were told by ranchers that…

Acupuncture as a treatment for rat stress? Watch out for bias!

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Acupuncture reduces protein linked to stress in first of its kind animal study Acupuncture significantly reduces levels of a protein in rats linked to chronic stress, researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) have found. They say their animal study may help explain the sense of well-being that many people receive from this ancient Chinese…