News tagged with farm
On 31 March 2013, the Chinese National Health and Family Planning Commission announced human cases of novel H7N9 influenza virus infections. A group of scientists, led by Professor Chen Hualan of the Harbin ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In March 2013, a novel H7N9 influenza virus was identified in China as the etiological agent of a flu-like disease in humans, resulting in some deaths. A group of scientists, led by Professor Chen Hualan (National Avian Influenza ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The illegal use of clenbuterol in livestock farming may affect the results of doping controls in sport. This is the conclusion of a study by the Institute of Food Safety, RIKILT Wageningen UR, Netherlands, in partnership ...
Health Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) on Thursday said H7N9 bird flu posed an "exceptional situation" as the outbreak among Chinese poultry claimed a 10th human victim.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 11, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
As spring melts away a long winter deep in Latvia's vast forests, the stillness is almost imperceptibly broken by a rhythmic drip, drip, drip.
Health Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
China confirmed three more cases of bird flu on Sunday, as authorities sought to curb a deadly outbreak by banning live poultry sales and disinfecting schools.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
China reported Tuesday that four more people in one province have been seriously sickened by a bird flu virus new to humans, as cities along the eastern seaboard stepped up public health measures to guard against the disease, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A study of mine published last night delivers a double whammy to those who argue that wind turbines cause health problems in communities.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Phnom Penh on Friday ordered urgent action to stem the "worrying" number of bird flu deaths in Cambodia, following a surge in the number of fatalities from the virus.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study on Monday showed increased HIV infection rates among pregnant women living in areas with high migrant labour in South Africa, the country with one of the world's highest caseloads.
HIV & AIDS Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Older North American farmers work fewer hours than their younger peers but spend more time operating heavy machinery and equipment—raising their risk of serious injury, according to new research from the University of Alberta.
Health Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A research project has been studying the molecular epidemiological conditions relating to diseases caused by tuberculous and non-tuberculous mycobacteria in the Mubende region of Uganda.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Health workers in Nepal on Monday culled hundreds of chickens and destroyed eggs following an outbreak of bird flu in the capital Kathmandu, a government official said.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
People who live near livestock or in livestock farming communities may be at greater risk of acquiring, Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), according to a new study led by an international team of researchers from t ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP)—A federal inspector found two strains of salmonella and unclean conditions at an Indiana cantaloupe farm's fruit-packing plant during visits following a deadly outbreak linked to its melons.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A farm is an area of land, or, for aquaculture, lake, river or sea, including various structures, devoted primarily to the practice of producing and managing food (produce, grains, or livestock), fibres and, increasingly, fuel. It is the basic production facility in food production. Farms may be owned and operated by a single individual, family, community, corporation or a company. A farm can be a holding of any size from a fraction of a hectare to several thousand hectares.
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