Thu, 08 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTResearchers 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 PSTCarbapenems 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 PSTLeprosy 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 PSTThe 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 PSTLearn 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 PSTWhat 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 PSTWhy 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.
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PSTExperts provide guidance for dog shows, dog parks and doggie daycare.Dogs aren't exactly famous for their personal hygiene or for maintaining a respectful distance from their canine pals.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PSTProfessor Hannes Lohi's research group from the University of Helsinki and the Folkhälsan Research Centre has studied the blood count of hyperactive and impulsive dogs, together with the LC-MS...
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PSTThe World Veterinary Association and the World Medical Association have joined forces to mark World Rabies Day (September 28) by calling for human rabies contracted from unvaccinated dogs infected...
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PSTHookworm is an intestinal parasite that is the cause of millions of infections worldwide. Learn about the symptoms and treatment of these infections here.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PSTA Johns Hopkins University researcher noticed the bats he works with cocked their heads to the side, just like his pet Pug.
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 05:00:00 PSTStudy could direct future research on cancer remission, recurrence.Tasmanian devils are evolving in response to a highly lethal and contagious form of cancer, a Washington State University...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PSTSick wild house mice spend time away from their social groups, leading to a decrease in their potential for disease transmission according to a new study by evolutionary biologists from the...
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PSTThis article takes a look at fire ants and their bites or stings. This includes information on symptoms, treatment, home remedies, and prevention.
Tue, 09 Aug 2016 09:00:00 PSTA fall in canine fertility has been linked with contaminants in the environment and in pet food. Findings mirror trends in declining human sperm quality.
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PSTLearn all about flea bites, including what they look like, what symptoms they cause, and how to tell the difference between a flea bite and a bed bug bite.
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PSTResearchers reveal how odors emitted by chickens repel mosquitoes. The discovery could lead to new strategies to protect humans against malaria.
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PSTIt's a problem veterinarians see all the time, but there are few treatments.
Sun, 17 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PSTLearn all about cat scratch fever, an infection that can occur when someone is bitten, licked, or scratched by a cat infected by B. henselae bacteria.
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 09:00:00 PSTThe genes of some chickens make them almost completely resistant to a serious strain of bird flu, new research has revealed.
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 09:00:00 PSTDaily infusions with a chemical commonly associated with feelings of happiness were shown to increase calcium levels in the blood of Holstein cows and the milk of Jersey cows that had just given...
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PSTAre spider bites dangerous? This article looks at the reasons spiders bite humans, the signs to look out for, and remedies for spider bites.
Thu, 07 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PSTMosquito bites can irritate but they can also spread infectious diseases such as Zika and malaria. Learn more about symptoms, treatment and prevention.
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 05:00:00 PSTRabies virus (RABV) transmitted by dogs is responsible for an estimated 60,000 human deaths per year, especially in Asia and Africa.