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May 23, 2015

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May 23, 2015

Bioceramics Obtained for Implants from Shark Teeth

Apr. 21, 2015 — Researchers have managed to obtain bioceramics from shark teeth, which have already tested applications in the regeneration of bone tissue, particularly in the fields of traumatology and odontology. ... read more

Canine Influenza: Veterinarian Explains What Every Dog Owner Should Know About Disease

Apr. 15, 2015 — A veterinarian explains what pet owners need to know about canine influenza and how they can protect their ... read more

Apr. 17, 2015 — Scientists investigated whether stomach ulcers in cattle are related to the presence of certain bacteria. For their study, they analyzed bacteria present in healthy and ulcerated cattle stomachs and ... read more

Can Humans Get Norovirus from Their Dogs?

Apr. 10, 2015 — Human norovirus may infect our canine companions, according to research. That raises the possibility of dog-to-human transmission, says a veterinarian and first author of a new ... read more

Apr. 7, 2015 — Generally, Western societies maintain high standards of everyday hygiene. When it comes to 'man's best friend,' however, it seems we turn a blind eye! New research explores the reasons ... read more

Old Cancer Drug Could Have New Use in Fighting Cancer

Apr. 1, 2015 — An old cancer drug can not only kill cancer cells, but also works to change how certain cancer cells function, weakening those cells so they can be killed by other drugs, a veterinary researcher has ... read more

Pig-Borne Disease Most Likely Jumped Into Humans When Rearing Practices Changed

Mar. 31, 2015 — The most virulent strains of Streptococcus suis, the leading cause of bacterial meningitis in adult humans in parts of southeast Asia and in pigs around the world, are likely to have evolved and ... read more

Mar. 30, 2015 — It is widely accepted that, in humans, music confers numerous benefits. An extensive body of research indicates that these benefits extend even to patients under general anesthesia, and include ... read more

Mar. 23, 2015 — An international team of scientists has quantified, for the first time, how co-infection by parasites significantly reduces the severity of the African cattle-killing disease East Coast fever. In ... read more

Mar. 10, 2015 — Infectious disease spillover, including from humans to animals, poses risk to the chimpanzees of Gombe Stream National Park, where Jane Goodall began her pioneering behavioral research in ... read more

Scent-Trained Dog Detects Thyroid Cancer in Human Urine Samples

Mar. 7, 2015 — A trained scent dog accurately identified whether patients' urine samples had thyroid cancer or were benign (noncancerous) 88.2 percent of the time, according to a new ... read more

Gold Standard Management of the Diabetic Cat

Mar. 3, 2015 — An expert panel of veterinary clinicians and academics has been convened to produce practical guidance to help veterinary teams deliver optimal management for the increasing numbers of diabetic cats ... read more

Researchers Monitor for Next Novel Influenza Strain

Mar. 3, 2015 — While flu season starts to die down, researchers are diligently monitoring for the next novel influenza virus by monitoring swine influenza viruses. The work is starting with swine in the field. ... read more

Feb. 25, 2015 — The biological mechanism that may give some cancer cells the ability to form tumors in dogs has been identified by researchers. The recent study uncovered an association between the increased ... read more

Feb. 24, 2015 — Chronic wasting disease (CWD) affects North American elk and deer, but has not been observed in humans. Using a mouse model that expresses an altered form of the normal human prion protein, ... read more

Minimizing 'False Positives' Key to Vaccinating Against Bovine TB

Feb. 19, 2015 — New diagnostic tests are needed to make vaccination against bovine tuberculosis (bovine TB) viable and the number of false positives from these tests must be below 15 out of every 10,000 cattle ... read more

Jan. 28, 2015 — A new study of muskrats and minks in central Illinois indicates that toxoplasmosis, a disease spread by cats, is moving rapidly through the landscape and contaminating local waterways. In humans, ... read more

Jan. 27, 2015 — Canine distemper, a viral disease that's been infecting the famed lions of Tanzania's Serengeti National Park, appears to be spread by multiple animal species, according to a study ... read more

Jan. 26, 2015 — Pets with out-of-date rabies vaccinations are very unlikely to develop the fatal disease if given a rabies booster immediately after exposure to the virus, a new study by veterinary diagnosticians ... read more

Jan. 16, 2015 — Rift Valley Fever, a mosquito-borne disease, can devastate a sheep herd causing 90 percent mortality in lambs and 100 percent abortion rates in pregnant ewes. Current vaccines either don't ... read more

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