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Archive for September, 2012

Improved Pain Treatment And Therapy In Dogs Offers Medical Insight For Humans

A Kansas State University professor’s research improving post-surgery pain treatment and osteoarthritis therapy in dogs may help develop better ways to treat humans for various medical conditions…

Feeding Microbials To Chickens Leads To Mysterious Immune Response

A paper recently published in the Journal of Animal Science helps researchers further understand how microbials and probiotics affect poultry health…

New Analysis In Science Tells How World Eradicated Deadliest Cattle Plague

A new analysis published in Science traces the recent global eradication of the deadliest of cattle diseases, crediting not only the development of a new, heat-resistant vaccine, but also the insight of local African herders, who guided scientists in …

Scientists Put A Pox On Dog Cancer

Researchers report that myxoma – a pox virus that afflicts rabbits but not humans, dogs or any other vertebrates so far studied – infects several different types of canine cancer cells in cell culture while sparing healthy cells. The study adds to the …

Precautions For Tick-Borne Disease Extend “Beyond Lyme”

This year’s mild winter and early spring were a bonanza for tick populations in the eastern United States. Reports of tick-borne disease rose fast. While Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne disease in the Northeast and Upper Midwest, new resear…

U Of M Faculty Find Antimicrobials Altering Intestinal Bacteria Composition In Swine

Researchers from the University of Minnesota’s College of Veterinary Medicine, concerned about the use of antibiotics in animal production, have found that antimicrobial growth promoters administered to swine can alter the kind of bacteria present in …

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