A bill aimed at combating animal abuse finally adopted by Parliament

The majority had made it a battle horse, in tune with the concerns of society: by a final vote of the almost unanimous Senate, the Parliament definitively adopted, Thursday, November 18, a bill emblematic of the presidential majority for “Fight against animal abuse”. The vote was acquired by 332 votes in favor, one against and … Read more

Animal abuse: a duck breeder in the Landes sentenced to ten months in prison

A duck farm in the west of France, in February 2017. GEORGES GOBET / AFP A duck breeder, installed in the Landes, was sentenced, Monday, November 8, to ten months suspended prison sentence for ill-treatment of animals. The criminal court of Dax combined the penalty of nearly 3,000 euros in fines for various contraventions as … Read more

Brain connectivity is lower in adults with PTSD or a history of sexual abuse

Journal Reference: Kathleen I. Crum, Julianne C. Flanagan, Brandon Vaughan, Joseph Aloi, Megan M. Moran-Santa Maria, Sudie E. Back, Kathleen T. Brady, Jane E. Joseph. Oxytocin, PTSD, and sexual abuse are associated with attention network intrinsic functional connectivity. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 2021; 316: 111345 DOI: 10.1016/j.pscychresns.2021.111345 “We believe that these findings contribute to the field … Read more