News tagged with cows
Hitting 'reset' in protein synthesis restores myelination, suggests new treatment for misfolded protein diseases
(Medical Xpress)—A potential new treatment strategy for patients with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease is on the horizon, thanks to research by neuroscientists now at the University at Buffalo's Hunter James ...
Medical research Apr 26, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Human diseases caused by misfolded proteins known as prions are some of most rare yet terrifying on the planet—incurable with disturbing symptoms that include dementia, personality shifts, hallucinations ...
Medical research Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
Most commonly associated with such maladies as "mad cow disease" and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, prions are increasingly recognized for their ability to induce potentially beneficial traits in a variety of organisms, yeast ...
Medical research Mar 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Injecting synthetic tau fibrils into animal models induces Alzheimer's-like tau tangles and imitates the spread of tau pathology, according to research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania ...
Neuroscience Mar 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Rapid hearing loss in both ears may be a symptom of the rare but always-fatal Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease and should be considered a reason for clinicians to test for the disorder.
Neuroscience Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A few years ago it was found that certain proteins, the prions, when defective are dangerous, as they are involved in neurodegenerative syndromes such as the Creutzfeldt-Jakob and the Alzheimer diseases. ...
Medical research Feb 14, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Phenylbutazone, a painkiller for horses, can cause blood disorders in humans but at doses much higher than any one person is likely to ingest from eating horsemeat.
Other Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The European Commission said Tuesday it is too early to require labelling on meat used in processed foods despite growing uproar over horse meat being passed off as beef in frozen hamburgers and lasagne.
Other Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Taking a vitamin D supplement and drinking cow's milk are the two most important factors that determine how much vitamin D is in a child's body, new research has found.
Pediatrics Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In a recent publication, researchers of the Computational Biology group at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine showed that neuro-inflammation plays a crucial role in initiating prion disease.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Nov 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
According to a new study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal), people who became ill during the Walkerton, Ontario, Escherichia coli O157:H7outbreak were not at greater risk of heart disease or stroke 10 years l ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Those tiny balls of boutique mozzarella cheese with the sticker-shock price tag beckoning from the dairy case—are they the real deal, mozzarella di Bufala Campana DOP, crafted from the milk of water buffaloes? Or are they ...
Health Oct 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Melbourne researchers have developed cows' milk that protects human cells from HIV.
HIV & AIDS Oct 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A simple blood test for Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease and Mad Cow disease is a step closer, following a breakthrough by medical researchers at the University of Melbourne.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP) The U.S. Department of Agriculture says a California Holstein discovered in April with mad cow disease was an isolated case and posed no threat to the food supply.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Bos taurus, Bos indicus
Cattle (colloquially cows) are the most common type of large domesticated ungulates. They are a prominent modern member of the subfamily Bovinae, are the most widespread species of the genus Bos, and are most commonly classified collectively as Bos primigenius. Cattle are raised as livestock for meat (beef and veal), as dairy animals for milk and other dairy products, and as draft animals (oxen / bullocks) (pulling carts, plows and the like). Other products include leather and dung for manure or fuel. In some countries, such as India, cattle are sacred. It is estimated that there are 1.3 billion cattle in the world today. In 2009, cattle became the first livestock animal to have its genome mapped.
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