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Antibiotics, Resistance and Prevention in Animal Health

Trends, Achievements, and The Way Forward Antimicrobial resistance (AMR), which renders anti-biotics ineffective against bacterial disease, is widely acknowledged...
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One Health: Professional Stakeholder Engagement Key to Tackling Zoonotic Disease

Introduction Globally, endemic and emergent disease risks persist as significant challenges to human and animal health. Rural livestock farming communities in low...
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Volume 10 Issue 4

Stem-cell Breakthrough in the EU

The first veterinary stem cell products are reaching the EU market now. Two products for treatment of joint disease in horses have received positive opinions and wil...
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Volume 10 Issue 3

Controlling Rabies in Foxes Unprecedented Success in Europe

The European Union (EU) aims to eliminate fox-mediated rabies from its territory by 2020. At first sight, this seems a rather ambitious goal considering that this ho...
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A gene could prevent Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder characterized by the destruction of a specific population of neurons: the dopaminergic neurons. The degeneration o...
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Model predicts cross-species contamination risk for livestock

A new mathematical model from researchers at North Carolina State University reveals the high risk of cross-species disease spread on farms with more than one type of...
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High protein diet may harm polar bears

A high protein diet appears linked to kidney disease and shortened lifespans for captive polar bears, a relationship similarly suspected in humans, according to a rev...
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Cellular receptors identified for eastern equine encephalitis

A new study led by researchers at Harvard Medical School has identified a set of cellular receptors for at least three related alphaviruses shared across mosquitoes, ...
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Cancer risk across mammals: Carnivores are more prone to cancer

We tend to talk about cancer as a human disease. While it is true that cancer seriously affects our species, we can no longer disregard the fact that other animals fa...
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Bird malaria spreading via global ‘hotspots’

Bird species across the globe are suffering and dying from a type of malaria and, while these strains are not infectious to humans, they're spreading quickly through ...
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