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Researchers Use Insect Antibiotics In Battle Against Bacteria
2013-09-02 10:04:58

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists are locked in an epic struggle with bacteria – with some of the tiny microbes displaying an increased resistance to antibiotics year after year. Researchers at the John Innes Centre (JIC) in Norwich, England are making major strides in the battle against bacteria through their study of stick insects and leafcutter ants, according to a new report to air on the BBC current affairs series Inside Out. “This research is at...

2013-08-29 23:18:30

Karen Bostick, creator and CEO of PetsPage.com, today announced that Dr. Katy Nelson, DVM (CVJ) is one of PetsPage.com’s newest Vet Pros on PetsPage.com. “Dr. Katy” will share valuable information to pet lovers on her Vet ProPage relating to pet health and fitness as well as other general veterinary medicine topics of interest. Boise, ID (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Karen Bostick, creator and CEO of PetsPage.com, today announced that Dr. Katy Nelson, DVM (CVJ) is one of PetsPage.com’s...

2013-08-28 23:17:30

There are now 30 confirmed cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in South Carolina Horses. The South Carolina Association of Veterinarians will be providing education sessions at their annual Conference to help prevent these vector borne diseases. Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 As the confirmed cases of EEE in horses continues to increase this year, veterinarians all across South Carolina are working hard to control and prevent these fatal vector borne diseases....

2013-08-27 23:29:31

Healing Paws Veterinary Wellness Center opens in Severna Park, MD. Severna Park, MD (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Dr. Jennifer Levitsky, a practicing veterinarian in the Severna Park and Annapolis areas for over 13 years, recently opened Healing Paws Veterinary Wellness Center on Ritchie Highway just across the street from St John Catholic Church. “This area is my home and my patients and their parents are like family to me. I wanted to create a place where I could provide what I think is...

2013-08-27 23:29:07

BioScience Laboratories, Inc. has added Influenza A Virus H7N9 to their in-house virus library and is now testing antiviral products for safety and efficacy against H7N9. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 In response to the Avian Influenza A (H7N9) virus outbreak that occurred earlier last spring, infecting over 130 people and killing over 40 people, BioScience Laboratories, Inc. (BSLI) has been approved for testing the virus. There are only a limited number of testing labs that can...

2013-08-27 23:03:30

Updated research report “Antibiotic Resistance 2013: A Global Market Study” worked out by Biopharm Reports has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. According to the study, the global antibiotic resistance market has seen major changes in practices, innovation and attitudes in the last five years. London, UK (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Threats caused by the worldwide upsurge in antibiotic resistant bacterial strains keep on triggering concern. In the United States, around 60%...

2013-08-22 23:18:50

American Heartworm Society recommends yearly protection and annual testing to ward off heartworm disease, even in temperate climates. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 California and Arizona may not be known as hotbeds of heartworm transmission, but the American Heartworm Society (AHS) is reminding pet owners that dogs and cats here remain at risk – even in the summer months. Environmental conditions that foster proliferation of mosquitoes carrying the heartworm parasite, such as...

2013-08-21 23:24:19

Karen Bostick, creator and CEO of PetsPage.com, today announced that Dr. Victoria Ochoa, DVM, MS, DACVIM (small animal veterinary internist) is one of PetsPage.com’s newest veterinary specialist Vet Pros. Dr. Ochoa will share valuable information to pet lovers on her Vet ProPage, and with the media in many areas of veterinary internal medicine - small animal Internists have extensive experience treating diseases affecting the lungs and thoracic, kidneys, intestines, and abdomen. Boise,...


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Dog Roundworm, Toxocara canis
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The dog roundworm (Toxocara canis) is a species of parasitic worm that infects canid species. It is yellowish white in color and can reach an average length between 3.5 and 7 inches, with females typically growing large than males. The dog roundworm can be transmitted in four different ways. The most common form of transmission occurs when an egg containing second stage larvae is released onto the ground in feces. Once the egg has been ingested, it will move through the small intestines...

Thelazia callipaeda
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Thelazia callipaeda is a species of parasitic worm in the Nematoda phylum. It is one of the most common types of worm to infect the eyes of cats, dogs, and humans. This infection is known as thelaziasis or “eye worm” infestation. This species was discovered in 1910, in the eyes of a dog in China. In 2000, it was reported that 250 cases of eye worm infection had been documented in humans. Other hosts of this species include wolves, red foxes, European rabbits, and raccoon dogs. It has a...

Thelazia callipaeda
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Thelazia callipaeda is a species of parasitic worm in the Nematoda phylum. It is one of the most common types of worm to infect the eyes of cats, dogs, and humans. This infection is known as thelaziasis or “eye worm” infestation. This species was discovered in 1910, in the eyes of a dog in China. In 2000, it was reported that 250 cases of eye worm infection had been documented in humans. Other hosts of this species include wolves, red foxes, European rabbits, and raccoon dogs. It has a...

Feline Roundworm, Toxocara cati
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Feline Roundworm (Toxocara cati) is a species of parasitic nematode widely distributed through cats and other felids. It is one of the most common nematode of cats. The adult worm is localized in the gut of the host. In adult cats, infection is typically asymptomatic, meaning there are no symptoms. However, massive infection in juvenile cats can be fatal. The adult feline roundworm may be brownish-yellow to cream colored to pink and may be up to 4 inches in length. It has a short, wide...

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2011-02-23 20:52:43

The SARS coronavirus is the virus that causes severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). In 2003 the World Health Organization issued a press release stating that the coronavirus identified by a number of laboratories was the official cause of SARS. It causes severe illness marked initially by systemic symptoms of muscle pain, headache, fever, followed in 2-10 days by the onset of respiratory symptoms, mainly cough, dyspnea, and pneumonia. SARS patients have a decrease in the number of...

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