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Anthrax Vaccines and Therapeutics

Anthrax is a zoonotic disease caused by the spore-forming bacterium Bacillus anthracis. The disease most commonly occurs in mammals (e.g., cattle, sheep, goats, camels, antelope. Anthrax occurs in hu...

Von Willebrand's Disease

von Willebrand disease (vWD) is the most common hereditary coagulation abnormality described in humans, although it can also be acquired as a result of other medical conditions. It arises from a qua...

Positron Emission Tomography

Positron Emission Tomography (PET) is a scanning technique that uses an MRI scanner and radioactive substances that are injected into the blood stream to obtain detailed images of the brain that rel...

Huntington's Disease

Huntington's disease is a hereditary disease caused by a defect in a single gene on Chromosome 4 that is inherited in an autosomal dominant fashion. The defect causes a part of DNA, called a CAG...

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Gene in high-altitude cattle disease sheds light on human lung disease

Vanderbilt University researchers have found a genetic mutation that causes pulmonary hypertension in cattle grazed at high altitude, and which leads to a life-threatening condition called brisket dis...

How Cattle are Being Used in the Fight Against Ebola

When looking at cattle, you may have a tendency to think steak or hamburger. However, those in the field of animal biotechnology are working on products that will have you looking at cattle in a com...

Bovine TB Infection Depends on Feedback Between Cattle, Badgers

Bovine tuberculosis (BTB) is an infectious disease affecting cattle and badgers. New research from the Universities of Bristol and Cambridge has found that BTB is most likely to be nearly under contro...

Cattle-killer: Two parasites are better than one

(Washington State University) An international team of scientists has quantified, for the first time, how co-infection by parasites significantly reduces the severity of the African cattle-killing dis...

Fighting Fire with Fire: New Study Shows Co-parasitic Infections of Cattle Protect the Animals from Lethal Disease

A new study of the tick-borne cattle-killing parasite that causes East Coast fever has found that cattle infected with the parasite are less likely to die when co-infected with the parasite’s milder...

Vaccine field trials for deadly 'foothill abortion' cattle disease expand

Thanks in part to researchers at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, cattle ranchers in California, Nevada and Oregon are one step closer to having a vaccine available to treat a tick-borne ba...

Canada confirms new case of mad cow disease, cattle prices rise

OTTAWA/CALGARY (Reuters) - Canada confirmed its first case of mad cow disease since 2011 on Friday but said the discovery, which helped drive cattle prices higher, should not hit a beef export sector ...

Testing for bovine tuberculosis is more effective than badger culls at controlling the disease

Modelling produced by researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has found that the only effective potential Bovine Tuberculosis (TB) control strategies are badger culling, cattle testing, ...

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Cattle Farmer Awareness and Behavior Regarding Prevention of Zoonotic Disease Transmission in Senegal.

Livestock farmers are known to be at high risk of exposure to zoonosis. A convenience survey to assess Senegalese traditional cattle farmers' knowledge and attitudes regarding zoonotic diseases with r...

The Functional Significance of Cattle Major Histocompatibility Complex Class I Genetic Diversity.

Current concerns about food security highlight the importance of maintaining productive and disease-resistant livestock populations. Major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class I genes have a central...

Definition of the Cattle Killer Cell Ig-like Receptor Gene Family: Comparison with Aurochs and Human Counterparts.

Under selection pressure from pathogens, variable NK cell receptors that recognize polymorphic MHC class I evolved convergently in different species of placental mammal. Unexpectedly, diversified kill...

The effect of western juniper on the estrous cycle in beef cattle.

Numerous evergreen trees and shrubs contain labdane acids, including isocupressic acid, which can cause late-term abortions in cattle. Recent research has shown that the bark from western juniper tree...

The epidemiology of malignant catarrhal fever (MCF) and contribution to cattle losses in farms around Rhodes Matopos National Park, Zimbabwe.

Malignant catarrhal fever (MCF) is a fatal viral disease of cattle prevalent in farms bordering wildlife conservancies and national parks where cattle and wildebeests cohabit. The behaviour of the dis...

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