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Veterinary Medicine News
February 23, 2017

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February 23, 2017

Dec. 16, 2016 — A new study sheds light on inclusion body disease, and may help veterinary care teams better protect the health of their populations of large ... read more

Nov. 30, 2016 — A veterinary research team has discovered the specific genetic mutations that make Campylobacter jejuni such a virulent strain of bacteria in ruminant animals such as sheep and cattle. The research ... read more

Discovery of New Bacteria Complicates Problem With Salmon Poisoning in Dogs

Nov. 3, 2016 — Scientists have discovered another bacterium that can cause symptoms similar to "salmon poisoning" in dogs - and may complicate the efforts of Pacific Northwest pet owners to keep their ... read more

Oct. 11, 2016 — Chitosan microparticles kill bacteria in cow uteri, report researchers, who also suggest that it may someday be possible for chitosan microparticles to be used to help humans who have become ill from ... read more

Oct. 11, 2016 — A genomic analysis of 28 dog breeds has traced the genetic history of the remarkable Fonni's Dog, a herd guardian endemic to the Mediterranean island of Sardinia. The results reveal that the ... read more

Rapid Spread of Dog Disease Can Be Stopped With Diligent Infection Control

Oct. 5, 2016 — Protocol for keeping dogs from transmitting disease has, until now, lagged decades behind efforts to contain human infectious disease. New guidance for halting the spread of a multitude of dog ... read more

Why Aren't Some Dogs Walked Regularly?

Sep. 30, 2016 — A new study has examined why some people feel motivated to walk their dogs regularly and others ... read more

Vitamin D Could Help Control TB in Animals, New Study Shows

Sep. 28, 2016 — Vitamin D supplementation can reduce the severity of tuberculosis (TB) in wild boar and red deer, new research shows. Wild boar and red deer are key hosts of TB and transmit the disease to cattle and ... read more

Big Data Analysis Shows Weak Link Between Badgers and Cattle for TB Transmission

Sep. 26, 2016 — The largest simulation to date of the numbers of cattle and badgers infected with tuberculosis (TB) casts serious doubts about the extent to which badgers cause TB in cattle, according to ... read more

More Than 7 Million Bacterial Genes in the Pig Gut

Sep. 21, 2016 — Pig is a main livestock species for food production worldwide and is also widely used as an animal model in biomedical research. An international consortium of researchers has now established the ... read more

Children Are Unaware of the Risks of Approaching Frightened Dogs

Sep. 14, 2016 — Children understand the risks of approaching an angry dog but they are unaware that they should show the same caution around frightened dogs, new research ... read more

Successful LA-MRSA Strategy for Pig Herds

Sep. 13, 2016 — Norway is the only country to have implemented a 'search and destroy' strategy against LA-MRSA among pig herds to date. A study of the strategy's effect shows that pig farm workers are ... read more

Newly Discovered Infectious Prion Structure Shines Light on Mad Cow Disease

Sep. 8, 2016 — Groundbreaking research has identified the structure of the infectious prion protein, the cause of 'mad cow disease' or BSE, chronic wasting disease in deer and elk and Creutzfeldt-Jakob ... read more

Sep. 7, 2016 — Dog bites suffered by young children are often inflicted by the family dog. Such incidents frequently occur despite the presence of an adult. A survey of dog owners shows that people underestimate ... read more

New Model Could Help Improve Prediction of Outbreaks of Ebola and Lassa Fever

Sep. 2, 2016 — Potential outbreaks of diseases such as Ebola and Lassa fever may be more accurately predicted thanks to a new mathematical model. This could in turn help inform public health messages to prevent ... read more

New Virus Gets Official Name, Influenza D

Sep. 1, 2016 — A new influenza virus that affects cattle has an official name. influenza D. The executive committee of the International Committee of Taxonomy of Virus announced a new genus, Orthomyxovirdae, with a ... read more

Blinding Disease in Canines and Humans Shares Causative Gene, Pathology

Aug. 29, 2016 — Scientists report that they've directly compared the disease course of a blinding ciliopathy between humans and dogs and found remarkable ... read more

Canine Hereditary Disorders Are More Widespread Than Previously Indicated

Aug. 22, 2016 — New research brings new information about genetic disorders causing diseases in different dog breeds. The results can be utilized both in dog breeding and veterinary ... read more

Canine Babesiosis Outbreak in UK Under Control, but Needs Monitoring

Aug. 18, 2016 — Scientists are using the health records of dogs to monitor the status of a potentially fatal tick-borne disease that appears to have been imported into the ... read more

Aug. 10, 2016 — Anxiety disorders are the most common type of mental illness in the United States. And while much is understood about the biochemistry of anxiety, little is known about the genetic variation ... read more

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