Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTThe 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 PDTHookworm 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 PDTA 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 PDTStudy 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 PDTSick 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 PDTThis 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 PDTA 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 PDTLearn 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 PDTResearchers 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 PDTIt's a problem veterinarians see all the time, but there are few treatments.
Sun, 17 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDTLearn 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 PDTThe 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 PDTDaily 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 PDTAre 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 PDTMosquito 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 PDTRabies virus (RABV) transmitted by dogs is responsible for an estimated 60,000 human deaths per year, especially in Asia and Africa.
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 04:00:00 PDTThe body's defences detect and eliminate not only pathogens but also tumour cells.
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 07:00:00 PDTCerebellar ataxia is a condition of the cerebellum that causes an inability to coordinate muscle movements.
Tue, 14 Jun 2016 07:00:00 PDTScientists have developed a model that uses anticipated changes in climate, land use, and human population to predict outbreaks of zoonotic diseases.
Wed, 08 Jun 2016 09:00:00 PDTWith the help of a West African tarantula, scientists believe they have found a clue to treating the pain of irritable bowel syndrome.
Wed, 01 Jun 2016 09:00:00 PDTA new blood test to detect Mycobacteria in blood has been developed by a team at The University of Nottingham led by Dr Cath Rees, an expert in microbiology in the School of Biosciences and Dr Ben...
Thu, 19 May 2016 00:00:00 PDTResearch into Seychelles warblers brings new insight into the effects of inbreeding on cellular aging. The findings could, one day, help keep rare species healthy.
Wed, 18 May 2016 04:00:00 PDTProfessor Hannes Lohi's research group at the University of Helsinki has discovered three novel canine genes for Caffey, Raine and van den Ende-Gupta syndromes.
Wed, 18 May 2016 00:00:00 PDTA new study has shed light on the evolution of transmissible cancer in dogs, as well as some of the mechanisms underlying the disease, which could offer insight into human cancer.
Tue, 17 May 2016 05:00:00 PDTCanine Degenerative Myelopathy (DM) is a neurodegenerative disease in dogs with similarities to ALS in humans.