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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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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...

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...

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...

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, ...

Partner loyalty is linked to reduced spread of disease in sex workers and in cattle, computational research shows

Two very different markets—the Italian cattle trade and high class prostitution in Brazil—share common characteristics that may help to control epidemics in their early stages, French and Italian....

South Korea says finds cattle infected with foot-and-mouth

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea said on Tuesday that foot-and-mouth had spread to a cattle farm in the country for the first time in more than three years, a blow to authorities battling to contain an o...

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Characterization of sheep pox virus vaccine for cattle against lumpy skin disease virus.

Lumpy skin disease is of significant economic impact for the cattle industry in Africa. The disease is currently spreading aggressively in the Near East, posing a threat of incursion to Europe and Asi...

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...

Quantifying the Association between Bovine and Human Trypanosomiasis in Newly Affected Sleeping Sickness Areas of Uganda.

Uganda has active foci of both chronic and acute HAT with the acute zoonotic form of disease classically considered to be restricted to southeast Uganda, while the focus of the chronic form of HAT was...

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