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New Alzheimer’s Treatment on Horizon as Dementia Reversed for First Time in Dogs

New Alzheimer’s Treatment on Horizon as Dementia Reversed for First Time in Dogs

SYDNEY, June 21 (Korea Bizwire) — With the once dominant amyloid hypothesis of Alzheimer’s disease suffering yet another crushing blow this week, the field is desperate for a ray of hope. Enter S2N, a new Australian biotech pioneering an all-new neurorestorative approach, aiming to rebuild and replace the lost brain cells in Alzheimer’s that underlies clinical symptoms.  [...]

Imports of Cats, Dogs Double in 2 yrs amid Pandemic-driven Stay-at-home Mode

Imports of Cats, Dogs Double in 2 yrs amid Pandemic-driven Stay-at-home Mode

INCHEON, Sept. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea has imported twice as many cats and dogs this year compared with two years ago as people spend more time at home amid the protracted COVID-19 pandemic, customs data showed Wednesday. According to the data by the regional customs office in Incheon, a main gateway for trade [...]

Anti-barking Devices Ignite Animal Abuse Controversy

Anti-barking Devices Ignite Animal Abuse Controversy

SEOUL, Nov. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Anti-barking devices that were developed to prevent pet dogs from barking are sparking controversy over animal abuse. A variety of anti-barking devices and after-purchase reviews are available when searching through Internet shopping malls. Most of them are necklace type models that give a physical shock from electricity or ultrasonic [...]