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Early-life Microbiota Exposure Prevents Colon Cancer in Adulthood

EARLY-LIFE MICROBIOTA EXPOSURE PREVENTS COLON CANCER IN ADULTHOOD

Exposure to microorganisms, in the early stages of life plays a crucial role in establishing optimal conditions in the intestine that...

5 Common Mistakes to Avoid During Responsible Pet Owner Month. And Beyond

5 COMMON MISTAKES TO AVOID DURING RESPONSIBLE PET OWNER MONTH. AND BEYOND

While pet parenting is enormously rewarding for pet parents, many of us - often subconsciously - take short cuts that can compromise...

 
 
 
A cure for malaria? One-dose experimental drug cured 7 volunteers of malaria parasite

A CURE FOR MALARIA? ONE-DOSE EXPERIMENTAL DRUG CURED 7 VOLUNTEERS OF MALARIA PARASITE

A new study from the University of Basel in Switzerland found one dose of a drug called DSM265 can clear the asexual stage parasites,...

WHAT DOES DOG MANGE LOOK LIKE & HOW TO TREAT IT

Untreated mange can result in a hairless, sore-covered dog in lots of pain. That's why it's important to treat mange at first sight....

 
 
 

EFFECTS OF SIMULATED DIGESTION ON THE PHENOLIC COMPOSITION AND ANTIOXIDANT ACTIVITY OF DIFFERENT CULTIVARS OF LYCHEE PERICARP

Lychee pericarp is rich in phenolic and has good antioxidant activity. The effects of simulated gastric and intestinal fluid digestion...

High-Fiber Diet May Help Your Gut Battle Melanoma

HIGH-FIBER DIET MAY HELP YOUR GUT BATTLE MELANOMA

New research suggests that a diet that's full of fiber appears to lead to more diverse intestinal bacteria. In turn, a thriving gut...

 
 
 
Veterinary Highlights: Top 10 Cities with the Highest Increase in Positive Heartworm Tests for January 2019

VETERINARY HIGHLIGHTS: TOP 10 CITIES WITH THE HIGHEST INCREASE IN POSITIVE HEARTWORM TESTS FOR JANUARY 2019

Heartworm infection is one of the last things I want my dog to ever get. I use a heartworm preventive religiously, year-long. The Companion...

Could the reason your sheep and cattle look underweight be ill-thrift?

COULD THE REASON YOUR SHEEP AND CATTLE LOOK UNDERWEIGHT BE ILL-THRIFT?

If you're noticing your sheep or cattle just don't look as good as they should, but you can't put your finger on quite why that would...

 
 
 
Scientists examining 50 dead dolphins, seals and whales ALL had plastic in their system

SCIENTISTS EXAMINING 50 DEAD DOLPHINS, SEALS AND WHALES ALL HAD PLASTIC IN THEIR SYSTEM

Scientists from the University of Exeter conducted a study of 50 dead marine animals and found that all of them had 'microplastics'...

Large Dietary Fiber Molecules can Influence the Gut Environment

LARGE DIETARY FIBER MOLECULES CAN INFLUENCE THE GUT ENVIRONMENT

Large molecules from dietary fiber called polymers can physically influence the environment in the small intestine by causing solid...

 
 
 

LARGE MOLECULES FROM DIETARY FIBER CAN CHANGE GUT ENVIRONMENT THROUGH PHYSICAL FORCES

Large molecules from dietary fiber, called polymers, can physically influence the environment in the small intestine by causing solid...

WHOLE GENOME RE‐SEQUENCING REVEALS THE IMPACT OF THE INTERACTION OF COPY NUMBER VARIANTS OF THE RHG‐1 AND RHG4 GENES ON BROAD‐BASED RESISTANCE TO SOYBEAN CYST NEMATODE

Abstract Soybean cyst nematode is the most devastating plant‐parasitic nematode. Most commercial soybean varieties with SCN resistance...

 
 
 
Opioid Use in Pregnancy Linked to Birth Defects?

OPIOID USE IN PREGNANCY LINKED TO BIRTH DEFECTS?

Researchers recently found that counties that had higher rates of opioid prescribing had nearly two times more babies born with their...

Opioids linked to birth defect of babies born with intestines hanging outside their bodies

OPIOIDS LINKED TO BIRTH DEFECT OF BABIES BORN WITH INTESTINES HANGING OUTSIDE THEIR BODIES

Roughly 1,800 such cases are seen in the US each year, but the number has been rising and officials don't know why. Now, the CDC believes...

 
 
 

STRATEGIES TO MODULATE THE INTESTINAL MICROBIOTA AND THEIR EFFECTS ON NUTRIENT UTILIZATION, PERFORMANCE, AND HEALTH OF POULTRY

Abstract Poultry is widely produced and consumed meat globally. Its demand is expected to continue increasing to meet the animal protein...

Scientists using stem cell technology in pursuit of E. coli infection treatments

SCIENTISTS USING STEM CELL TECHNOLOGY IN PURSUIT OF E. COLI INFECTION TREATMENTS

A researcher in search of treatments for potentially fatal E. coli infections says the impossible is now plausible because of stem...

 
 
 
10 Dog Health Myths Pet Parents Should Stop Believing

10 DOG HEALTH MYTHS PET PARENTS SHOULD STOP BELIEVING

There are many widely held beliefs about canine health that contain a nugget of truth, but are not entirely factual. People who spread...

HOST IMMUNOGLOBULIN G SELECTIVELY IDENTIFIES PATHOBIONTS IN PEDIATRIC INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASES

Abstract Background Inflammatory bowel diseases are a group of complex and multifactorial disorders with unknown etiology. Chronic...

 
 
 
4-year-old boy loses parts of intestines after swallowing magnetic toys

4-YEAR-OLD BOY LOSES PARTS OF INTESTINES AFTER SWALLOWING MAGNETIC TOYS

An X-ray showed the boy had swallowed 13 magnets from the toy.

IDENTIFICATION OF CYTAUXZOON FELIS ANTIGENS VIA PROTEIN MICROARRAY AND ASSESSMENT OF EXPRESSION LIBRARY IMMUNIZATION AGAINST CYTAUXZOONOSIS

Abstract Background Cytauxzoonosis is a disease of felids in North America caused by the tick-transmitted apicomplexan parasite Cytauxzoon...