Wed, 12 Apr 2017 08:00:00 PDTA 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.
Tue, 11 Apr 2017 06:00:00 PDTTigecycline is an antibiotic of last resort - one that is used when all others have failed.
Fri, 07 Apr 2017 09:00:00 PDTA 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.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 08:00:00 PDTIt is well known that animals can, sometimes, pass diseases to humans. However, it is a lesser known fact that humans can also infect animals.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTNew 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.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTResearchers 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, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTOver 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.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:00:00 PDTResearchers have found that a peptide found in venom from the funnel web spider - called Hi1a - may protect against brain injury caused by stroke.
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTA 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...
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTAn 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, 27 Feb 2017 09:00:00 PDTA 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.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTUnlike previous research, a new study finds no link between cat ownership in childhood and increased risk of mental health disorders.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTResearh groups from the University of Helsinki, the LMU Munich and the University of Guelph have described in collaboration a novel myoclonic epilepsy in dogs and identified its genetic cause.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PDTA new reactive vaccination strategy for future foot-and-mouth disease epidemics shows that significant cost savings can be achieved by accurately identifying our capacity to vaccinate - according...
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTWork on gene therapy is showing significant progress for restoring muscle strength and prolonging lives in dogs with a previously incurable, inherited neuromuscular disease.
Sat, 04 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTChildren may be more likely to have a satisfying, less conflicting relationship with their pets than with their siblings, a new study finds.
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PDTIt's that dreaded time of year - flu season. And we humans aren't the only ones feeling the pain. Dogs can get the flu, too.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PDTTrials conducted under very specific conditions and design flawed in many cases, say researchers.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PDTResearchers have developed a urine test revealing the presence of a neurotoxin that likely worsens the severity and pain of spinal cord injuries, suggesting a new tool to treat the injuries.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PDTCarbapenems are one of the most important classes of antibiotics used in humans, and are an important agent against multi-drug resistant bacteria.
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 02:00:00 PDTLeprosy in Britain's red squirrels is being caused by the same species of bacteria responsible for human infections, a DNA study has found.
Tue, 01 Nov 2016 07:00:00 PDTThe unique venom of the blue coral snake, which preys on other venomous snakes, could lead to new pain treatments for humans, researchers say.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PDTLearn what horseflies are and how you can distinguish a horsefly bite from other insect bites. How can a bite be prevented or treated?
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PDTWhat are brown recluse spiders and what do their bites look like? Is it possible to prevent being bitten and what treatments are available? Find out here.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTWhy do black widow spiders bite humans and what do their bites look like? Learn what to do if bitten and how to recognize the symptoms.