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Declaw surgery (onychectomy) is illegal in many countries but is still a surprisingly common practice in some. [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017
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A new peptide inspired by the blood of Komodo dragons killed two strains of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and hastened wound-healing in a new mouse study. [...]
Wed, Apr 12, 2017
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Tigecycline is an antibiotic of last resort - one that is used when all others have failed. [...]
Tue, Apr 11, 2017
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A new study finds that children exposed to pets before and just after birth showed changes in gut bacteria linked to lower risk of allergies and obesity. [...]
Fri, Apr 07, 2017
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It is well known that animals can, sometimes, pass diseases to humans. However, it is a lesser known fact that humans can also infect animals. [...]
Thu, Mar 30, 2017
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New University of Liverpool research reveals that the immune response of farmed chickens does not develop fast enough to fight off Campylobacter during their short lifespan. [...]
Fri, Mar 24, 2017
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Researchers at the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, have identified a more sensitive test for detecting the early... [...]
Wed, Mar 22, 2017
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Over the past two decades, the protozoan Tritrichomonas foetus has come to be recognised as a cause of chronic colitis in cats in many countries worldwide. [...]
Wed, Mar 22, 2017
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Researchers have found that a peptide found in venom from the funnel web spider - called Hi1a - may protect against brain injury caused by stroke. [...]
Tue, Mar 21, 2017
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A novel vaccine developed by scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, protected cattle from respiratory syncytial... [...]
Tue, Mar 14, 2017
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An international study involving multiple institutions over six years has shown that immunotherapy can cure Tasmanian devils of the deadly devil facial tumour disease (DFTD). [...]
Mon, Mar 13, 2017
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A study from Stockholm University have now established what was previously suspected, that the high levels of brominated flame retardants measured in cats are from the dust in our homes. [...]
Mon, Feb 27, 2017
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